THIS plate terminates the series in which we have successively represented the different phases of the cartouche.
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.
Costumes historiques de ville ou de théâtre et travestissemens par Achille Devéria. Paris: Goupile et Vibert, 1831.
Rococo fabrics design. Louis XV fashion history from 1715 to 1774. L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XV 1715-1774. La Mode du Rococo. Étoffes. – Planche 10.
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 (1707 – 1756). French Ballet Danseuse in 1730. Marie Sallé was a French dancer, time companion and rival of Marie Camargo.
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.