The sign of the unicorn. A fabric shop for 18th century reenactors and historians.

Robe à l'Anglaise or English Nightgown

The robe à l' Anglaise was one of the most versatile gown of the 18th century! Quick and easy to construct, the Robe à l'Anglaise à la Polonaise can take you from encampment to ballroom, depending on your choice of fabrics and trimmings. Fitted closely to the torso in the front, closed by hook and eyes. Similar gowns appear in collections of 18th century costumes all over the world, demonstrating the popularity of this style and its universal acceptance.

Robe à la Francaise

Included in each package is a small sleeve flounce pattern, not shown in illustration, plus diagrams with instructions for making a petticoat to be worn over hoops or a false rump.

Available in sizes 8-22, one size per pattern

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