Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d’Éon de Beaumont, known as “chevalier d’Éon” (1728- 1810) was a diplomat, spy, officer and man of letters from France.
The tartan is represented only in the coat of the youth holding the golf-club, the trews being in red and white check; …
Examples of combined shoes and clogs. Shoe fashion of the baroque and rococo period.
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Two woolen carpets of the “Terra di Lavoro”
Salon de Musique of Queen Marie Antoinette, Palace of Fontainebleau, France.
Heavy woolen blanket. Abruzzi, Italy ca. 1770
French, Style Louis XVI. In the Chambre à Coucher, Palais de Fontainebleau, France. The Lyonnais Silk Hangings, designed by Philippe de Lassale.
Court Lady under the reign of Louis XVI, for the balls of the Queen (Marie Antoinette) in 1774, 1775 and 1776 adopted for the role of the Marquise de Lenoncourt.
Roman Pope in Chamber Clothes
Cabinet des Modes, Ou Les Modes Nouvelles.
The American Duchess Guide to 18th Century Beauty: 40 Projects for Period-Accurate Hairstyles, Makeup and Accessories by Lauren Stowell & Abby Cox.
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