THIS plate terminates the series in which we have successively represented the different phases of the cartouche.
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.
France. 18th century. The Casaquin, pet-en-l’air or Caraco. Costumes of the nobility. The bourgeoisie and the lower classes under Louis XV. Historical figures and fashion types.
Women with paniers. The origin of these skirts. The panier was in fashion until the last years of kingship. The bourgeois classes. The luxury dress of men consisted of the Justaucorps, waistcoat and the leg dresses.
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)
Femme de noblesse. Mode du 18ème siècle. Costume du temps de louis XV. (1730)
Rococo fabrics design. Louis XV fashion history from 1715 to 1774.
German and Austrian military uniforms in the 18th century. Top row left: Württemberg military around 1730. Uniforms of Grenadier, Knight-Captain and General. Right: Württemberg military from 1724 to 1738. Uniforms… Read More
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… Read More
Marie Sallé was a French dancer, time companion and rival of Marie Camargo. Marie Sallé, Règne De Louis XV, d’après Lancret, 1730. Modes et Costumes Historiques 1864.
Dame de Paris in rococo gown in the Reign of Louis XV, 1729.
Rococo. Hairstyles of France during the 18th century. Various head-dresses from the books of fashion of the time.