Caraco à la anglaise. Modes de Paris, Paul Gavarni 1787.

Caraco a la anglaise. French Rococo fashion. Modes de Paris.18th century costume.
Modes de Paris 1787

Caraco à la anglaise. Modes de Paris, 1787.

Costume Illustration of a woman with a wide-brimmed hat with feathers. Caraco of green silk brocade with gold decorative buttons and lace ruffles.

From the book: Costumes historiques pour travestissements par Paul Gavarni (Guillaume Sulpice Chevalier 1804-1866)

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