Parures. Les modes sous Louis XVI. La mode du rococo.

Parures. La mode Louis XVI. Costumes de rococo. 18 vêtements de siècle.

Parures. Louis XVI.

Adornments. Fashion under Louis XVI., 1774 to 1789

(Late baroque, rococo fashion era)

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XVI et Marie Antoinette 1774−1789. La Mode du Rococo. Parures – Planche 12.


  • 1. Collier de perles fines appartenant à Marie Thérèse de Savoie.
  • 2. Bracelet de Marie-Antoinette en perles fines fermé par une plaque d’or dans laquelle est serti un rubis.
  • 3. Collier de grains d’or disposés en sautoir.
  • 4. Petit manchon d’eider avec nœud de ruban violet, mitaines aux mains.
  • 5. Haute canne, manche en agate, gland de soie.
  • 6. Petit manchon en drap rouge rappelant la veste, brandebourgs noirs et boutons.
  • 7. Jeune dame prête à monter en cabriolet, veste de pékin, puce, à trois collets, robe verte. Chaussure rose, nœuds verts.
  • 8-9-10-11. Eventails monture ivoire, peints ou en tissu pailleté.
  • 12. Collier de pierre de Lyon, monté sur fil de soie bleue formant gland.
  • 13. Ombrelle en taffetas rose, bordée d’une frange noire.
  • 14. Collier en pierres taillées à deux rangs d’où tombent en pendentifs des émeraudes espacées par deux pierres plus petites.
  • 15. Ruban de velours noir avec médaillon en or.
  • 16 et 17. Canne en bois de rose, pommeau ivoire, lanières de cuir ou rubans, genre dragonnes avec ou sans glands.
  • 18. Nœud de ruban au cou, supportant en pendentif une fleur d’or et une croix en or.
  • 19. Sac en velours rouge, bordé d’un galon or brodé de la couronne et du chiffre royal (à Marie-Antoinette).
  • 20-21-22. Manches d’ombrelles en ivoire et écaille avec glands et dragonnes.
  • 23. Ombrelle de faille bleue avec bouillonné de ruban au bord.
  • 24. Ombrelle en taffetas vert brodé d’un ruban à picot argent.
Note:  Assassination scene of King Louis XV.

Read more: L’Histoire du Costume Féminin Français. Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.

Associated to French fashion history:

  1. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643. Baroque Vertugadins, Low-cut bodices.
  2. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715. Baroque Court luxury and pleasure.
  3. Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774. Baroque, Rococo. Praise in corsets.
  4. Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. The influence of Marie Antoinette on fashion.
  5. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789. Rococo fashion. Peasant dress is universal.
  6. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin. Minister of Fashion.
  7. Caraco a´la francaise in 1786.
  8. The Corset and the Crinolin.
  9. Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.
  10. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  11. The Salons of Paris before the French Revolution 1786-1789.
  12. The Coronation Banquet of Louis XV at Reims.
  13. Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century.
  14. The Farthingale. Fashion during the reign of Louis XV.
  15. Madame de Pompadour. Her political power and general influence.
  16. The Entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras 1667.
  17. English style in the Reign of Louis XIV
  18. Historic hairstyles from Ancient times to the Empire.
  19. The French Republic. Fashion under the French Revolution 1789 to 1804.
  20. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette. The French Revolution.
  21. The Execution of Louis XVI. French Revolution.
  22. The creation of the Directory. French Revolution.
  23. The Incroyables and Muscadins. The French directory dandies.
  24. Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. French directoire fashion era.
  25. The Gallery of Fashion. England Georgian, Regency fashion.
  26. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.
  27. Italian Lace History. Reference List of Italian Laces.
  28. Collection of antique fabric design.
  29. Fabric terms dictionary from A to Z
  30. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes.
  31. On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century

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