French Revolution. Directory Costumes 18th century.
At the approach of night the gates of the cities in China, and the barricades at the end of each street, are carefully shut.
Ancient Greco Roman Culture Costumes and attributes Greek Roman deities. Aggiunte all’opera Il costume antico e moderno di tutti i popoli, cogli analoghi disegni, published by Ferrario, Giulio, 1767-1847. Related: Ancient… Read More
French Directory. Fashion in Paris after the Revolution 1796-1800. Directoire. Semi-nude women in the Champs Élysées – No pockets – Mademoiselle Mars makes yellow velvet the rage – Rivalry between Mesdames Hamelin… Read More
A MANDARIN OF DISTINCTION IN HIS HABIT OF CEREMONY Historical Chinese costume in 1799. Qing dynasty (1644-1911) THE dress of a Chinese is suited to the gravity of his demeanor. It… Read More
The Chinese custom of foot binding as a status symbol and a mark of beauty.