The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
France 18th century. Costumes of the middle classes. Bourgeois women and their children. Rococo period.
The figures are all taken from fashion journals. The period includes the last period of the convent, the rule of the board of directors and the beginning of the consulate.
All the figures on this panel show the predominant influence of the English-French fashions of Louis XVI’s time. History of the costume in chronological development by Auguste Racinet.
FRANCE – 18TH CENTURY. TRADITIONAL COSTUMES AND INDOOR FURNISHING, 1794.
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L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792 – 1799. Manteaux. Spencer, Redingote, Manteau, Carrick, Manteau à basques derrière, Echarpe.
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