A robe a la francaise, also known as a sack back gown. Each piece is handstitched with linen or silk thread. This robe a la francaise features a greenish, silvery overgown with delicate trim (the bodice is lined with cotton, with boning and lacing in the back. The eyelets are naturally handworked with silk thread!), a deep black duchesse satin petticoat, a stomacher with handworked beaded embroidery in silk with glass beads, and a pair of hand embroidered engageantes made from a mixed cotton voile with silk thread that fastens inside the sleeve with handmade silk thread buttons.