“Le petit Menteur” (The Little Liar) by Jean Augustin Patour. A Couple with a Gypsy woman published in Paris, 1760. Costumes of the first third of the 17th century.
Marie Jeanne, comtesse du Barry (Marie Jeanne Bécu) 1743-1793. Marie-Jeanne Bécu came from a poor family. She was the illegitimate daughter of a seamstress Anne Bécu and the Franciscan Jean Baptiste Casimir… 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)