Robe de Cour with its hoop, trimmed with oak leaves in garlands.
"1786, 1st February. - The trimming of a gown of satined stuff with a ground of King's Eye, satiny white stripes, the drapery trimmed with an embroidered crêpe and bouillons of bare satin in all colors, edged with a pleated ruffle of bastard blonde, on each side a tulle with a chickory border, the top of the bottom of the parement trimmed the same, the manchettes tulle chickories in silhouette, the matching petticoat trimmed with a volant of the same crêpe, embroidered like that of the gown with a blue canète* and a little blonde, the coquille of the same crêpe in bouillons with blue ribbon bows like the draperies on each side of the coquille, a gown edging in bastard blonde ... 388 livres.
"A set of 3 bows of green and violet ribbon edged with a petit pied of blonde ... 18 -
"A gown edging of bastard blonde ... 14 -
"The matching stomacher en barrière ... 6 -"
Dossiers Bertins (Doucet Library)
* Possibly a cane, possibly a duck?