Category: 1786

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)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


Hairstyles, hats and caps. Reign of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.

France, Déshabillés, Hairstyles, Hats, caps, Rococo, 18th century, Racinet,

France 18th century. Fashions from the second half of the government of Louis XVI. Hairstyles. Hats and caps. The Déshabillés.

HAIRSTYLES. – HATS AND CAPS. THE DESHABILLÉS.

Robe à la Chinoise retroussée. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français.

Robe, Chinoise, retroussée, Rococo, fashion, costumes, Français

La Nymphe galante dont le port est majestueux, noble et fier, courant avec tranquilité, au Palais Royal, les hazards auxquels sont exposées les personnes de son sexe; elle a un bonnet à la Richard, corset rayé, d’une robe à la Chinoise, retroussée.

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)