The aristocracy’s costumes. Louis XIV in the fashion of 1660 and 1670. The fashion of long hair. The Rhine Count’s trousers. The court of Versailles.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Timbalier, Tambour à Cheval. (XVIIe siècle). Règne de Louis XIV. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H. Gourdon de Genouillac.
Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662. Elizabeth Stuart (1596 – 1662) was Princess of England and Scotland, and by her marriage to Frederick V of the Palatinate,… Read More
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)
English fashion in the 17th Century.
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… Read More
French Baroque Costume. Ancien Régime fashion in the reign of Louis XIV, 1661. Louise-Françoise de La Baume le Blanc, duchess de La Vallière (1644-1710), maid of honour and mistress of Louis XIV. “Modes et Costumes… Read More
Grand Dame du temps de Louis XIV. French Nobel Lady at the time of Louis XIV. Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements.
Françoise d’Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, briefly called Madame de Maintenon was the last mistress and in morganatic marriage, the second wife of Louis XIV of France.