Category Archives: French Ancien Régime fashion

Coconut merchant costume 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Coconut merchant costume. Paris fashion 18th century. Baroque costumes

Merchant of coconut 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Coconut merchant costume 1774. Costumes of Paris.

Marchand de coco 1774. Costumes de Paris. D’après Poisson.
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Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature of the 18th century.

Coiffure à l'échelle. Rococo fashion. Rococo hairstyle.

Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature du XVIII siècle.

Coiffure à l’échelle.

Measuring the hairstyle. Caricature of the 18th century.

Coiffure à l’échelle. Caricature du XVIII siècle. D’après une gravure du temps. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H . Gourdon de Genouillac.
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Paris fashion in 1762. Rococo costume era.

Paris fashion. Rococo fashion. 18th century costumes

Paris fashion in 1762

Paris fashion in 1762.

Matron in the old style. Young woman in haute coiffure and small baskets. Former military. Gentleman with habit in 1762.

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Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680.

Grand-Croix.Louis XIV Order of St. Louis. Knight. 17th century. Baroque fashion.

Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680.

Knight of The Order of St. Louis. Reign of Louis XIV, 1680.

Chevalier de Saint-Louis. Rege de Louis XIV. Laitière en 1680.

The Order of Saint Louis was founded on April 5, 1693 by King Louis XIV. Of France and awarded for military merit.  The Order consisted of three classes and the number of members was limited: Continue reading

French prince and maid of honor costumes in the Reign of Louis XIV.

French prince. Maid of honor. Louis XIV costumes. Baroque fashion

French prince and maid of honor costumes in the Reign of Louis XIV.

French prince and maid of honor in the Reign of Louis XIV.

Costume Prince. (According to a painting by Van der Meulen, in 1670.)
Costume maid of honor, (From Petitot, in 1661. Reign of Louis XIV.)

Costume de Prince. (D’après le tableau de Van der Meulen, en 1670.)
Costume de demoiselle d’honneur, (D’après Petitot, en 1661. Reign de Louis XIV.)
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