Ballroom dresses in 1762. Costumes of Paris.

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Ballroom dresses in 1762. Hoop, Panniers, Justaucorps.

Ballroom dresses in 1762. Costumes of Paris.

Costume de bal en 1762. Costumes de Paris.

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The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

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Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

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