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A allonge wig is a long and large curly wig for men from around about 1665 to 1715. It is typical for the time of the baroque. Allonge is in the French language for “extension” or “appendages”.

Clothing of a notary early 18th century

France notary clothing. 18th century fashion.

France notary clothing 1725

Clothing of a notary early 18th century.

Notaire en 1725. D’après une gravure du temps.

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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

The Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.

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French king, Louis XV, Louis le bien aimé. Rococo, 18th century clothing.

Louis XV (1710 – 1774) King of France and Navarre (Louis le bien aimé)

Fashion in the Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.

The Regency — War is declared against paniers — The Oratorian Duguet — Opinion of the “Journal de Verdun” — Various publications against paniers — Lines by Voltaire — Whale-fishery company — Paragraph from the “Journal de Barbier” — Mmes. Jaucourt, De Seine, Dlisle, Clairon, and Hus — Lines in praise of corsets — New bodices — Coloured prints are forbidden — “Perses” or “Persiennes” — Bagnolette – Adjuncts of dress: necklaces, ridicules, and poupottes—Contents of a patch-box — A sermon by Massillon – Les mouches de Massillon, or Massillon’s patches — Filles de Mode, Fashion-girls — Some passing fashions—Powder remains in fashion — “Monte-au-ciel” — Simply made gowns — The first cachemire.
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German baroque aristocracy costume.

German baroque aristocracy costume.

German man of rank in the garb 1670-1680

Baroque aristocracy costume. German man of rank in the garb 1670-1680.

17th century Louis XIV fashion.

Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.

Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield.

Baroque Portrait. Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield with alonge wig

Earl of Chesterfield 1694 – 1773

Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield 1694 – 1773

Author of Letters to His Son and Letters to His Godson

THIS arbiter of elegant manners was born in London, in 1694. He received his education at Trinity College, Cambridge. In the first parliament of Georg I. he was elected a burgess for St. Germains, in Cornwall; and in the next, for Lestwithiel, in the same county. In 1715, he stood foremost among those who loyally tendered their lives and fortunes to oppose the pretender; and in 1723, he was appointed captain, of the yeomen of the guard. He had more or less distinguished himself from his first entrance into parliament; but, becoming earl of Chesterfield, on the death of his father in 1726, he entered the house of lords, in the ranks of the opposition. After the accession of George II. he was sworn of the privy council, and in 1728, appointed ambassador extraordinary to Holland, the Hague being the centre of the principal negociations then carrying on through Europe. Upon his return, in 1730, he was elected a knight of the garter, and appointed steward of the household. Soon after 1732, he married lady Melosina de Schulenberg, countess of Walsingham, and natural daughter of George I. by the duchess of Kendal.

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France and Austrian Military uniforms 18th century

France and Austrian Military uniforms 18th century

France and Austrian Military uniforms 18th century

France and Austrian Military uniforms. First third of the 18th century.

Top row left to right: Marshal of France and subaltern officer from 1704 to 1730. Right: King Louis XV. and French general. Bottom row left:  Austrian Cavalry 1704 -1710. Right: Austrian infantry.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Strasbourg clothes in 17th century. Baroque era fashion.

Strasbourg clothes. 17th Century costumes. Baroque era fashion.

Strasbourg clothes in 17th Century.

Strasbourg clothes in 17th Century. Baroque era.

Top row left: Woman in big hat. Woman in winter habit (1670) Woman in mourning clothes. Right: Monsieur le Consul (1670). Councilor.
Bottom row left: Tower keeper. Farmer’s wife (Bride 1670). Bridegroom. Right: Virgins (1670-1690) Bridegroom.

From the book: On the history of costumes. Munich fashion sheets. Edited by Braun and Schneider. Germany 1860.

Gallery. On the history of costumes.

Associated to:

  1. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643.
  2. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715
  3. Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774.
  4. The Corset and the Crinolin.
  5. Italian Lace History. Reference List of Italian Laces.

Marquis and Marquise dancing the Pas de rigaudon 1763.

Modes Parisiennes. Pas de rigaudon. Marquis, Marquise. Rococo fashion. Court dress in Versailles.

Modes Parisiennes. Marquis and Marquise dancing the Pas de rigaudon.

Modes Parisiennes. Marquis and Marquise dancing the Pas de rigaudon 1763.

Reign of Louis XV. Rococo fashion era. Court of Versailles.

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A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

Molière French actor, theater director. George-Gaston Mélingue. Baroque costumes. 17th Century fashion. Allonge Wigs

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

A Dinner at the House of Molière at Auteuil.

Molière 1622-1673 was a French actor, theater director and playwright. He is one of the great classics and made the comedy to a tragedy potentially equivalent genre.

Photogravure by George-Gaston Mélingue. Editor: Charles F. Horne. Great Men and Famous Women. A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history.

Paris Fashion 1740. Nobleman in rococo costume.

Paris Fashion Nobleman Rococo costume. France 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

Nobleman in the Reign of Louis XV 1740

Paris Fashion 1740. Nobleman in rococo costume. Reign of Louis XV.

France 18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Related: Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century

 

French Marquis in the Reign of Louis XV 1740

French Marquis in Rococo costume. France18th century clothing. Louis XV Ancien Régime fashion. Court Dress in Versailles

Marquis in the Reign of Louis XV 1740

France Marquis in the Reign of Louis XV 1740.

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