French directoire. Neoclassical fashion in the transition to the Empire. 1789-1800.
This Ballroom costume contains almost every possible exaggeration that could be heaped upon an already overdeveloped style.
The striped stockings and crooked stick are characteristic of the Incroyables. The trend toward simplicity resulted in a classic silhouette for women (Merveilleuses).
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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France 18th century. The Grand Lever. The morning toilet of a lady of status. The caracos, the shirts, the overskirt, etc. Female fashion during the reign of Louis XVI.
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.
Europe. 18th century. The French influence. Under the reign of terror, the development of fashions began and reached perfection under the direction of the Directorate.
Timeline of the French Revolution 1789 – 1799. January 24, 1789 – November 9, 1799 – Coup of 18 Brumaire to Paris – the end of the French Revolution.
Great Days of the Revolution. Fashion under the French Revolution & Directoire Period 1789 to 1802.
Brissot de Warville 1754 -1793, leader of the Girondins. Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville called Brissot, publicist and journalist, was the Jacobin and later leader of the Girondins, a grouping of… Read More
Uniforms French Public Riflemen 1789 to 1794. Les Tirailleurs Publique Francaise. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804 à 1815. Paris Impr. Jules Rigo et… Read More