She who pwns people with history

 A fine gold brocaded striped silk robe à la Française, Italian or Spanish, circa 1770, with closed-front bodice and wide pannier sides with pocket slits, the silk woven with puce and silver bands within the textured cloth of gold stripes, pretty floral sprigs and trails, edged and trimmed with scalloped gold bobbin lace, the sacque falling in box pleats to a trained hem, the skirt lined in ivory taffeta; together with an associated puce quilted satin petticoat, early 19th century

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