The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
Directoire costumes imitated from the antique. Paris, 1798.
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.
Tayadaneega Mohawk Indian chief. Joseph Tayadaneega (1743-1807) called the Brant, the Great Captain of the Six Nations. Thayendanegea, means “two sticks bound together”, denoting strength.
Royalists, Anti-Republicans, Anti-Jacobins. Type of Dandy during the Directory. Cafe des Incroyables.
Great Days of the Revolution. Fashion under the French Revolution & Directoire Period 1789 to 1802.
Albanian folk characters in the 18th century. Souliote Woman Albanian Prémiti or Toxide. Albanian woman from Sikyon. Sikyon was an ancient city-state on the northern Peloponnese between Corinth and Achaia (Pellene). Reis… Read More
Short puffed sleeves costume 1798. Journal des dames et des modes. Regency, First Empire.
Linon shawl, trimmed with applied tape. Triple chaîne d’or à maillons plats, servant de bandeau. Schall de Linon, bordé d’un ruban appliqué. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien… Read More
The Inside of A Winter Habitation in Kamtchatka. Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the… Read More