Shoe fashion with high heels and rococo costumes. Lady and cook of this period in French costume. Female costumes from the 2nd half of the 18th century.
French styles of the Baroque and Rococo in the 18th century. Wigs and hats. Principles of the French-Italian Riding School. The most popular colours for horses.
La Nymphe galante dont le port est majestueux, noble et fier, courant avec tranquilité, au Palais Royal, les hazards auxquels sont exposées les personnes de son sexe; elle a un bonnet à la Richard, corset rayé, d’une robe à la Chinoise, retroussée.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Germany 17th and 18th century. Fashions of the day: Beard, hair and wigs. Historical figures. Clergymen, statesmen and warriors.
Women with paniers. The origin of these skirts. The panier was in fashion until the last years of kingship. The bourgeois classes. The luxury dress of men consisted of the Justaucorps, waistcoat and the leg dresses.
France 18th century. The great state robe. Fashion types 1775-1785. The decoration. Hairstyle. Galerie des modes et costumes français
Illustrations of ancient Mexican feather head-dresses and of the mode of wearing them taken from native Manuscripts.
Costumes of Venice. The Venetian gondoliers. Nicolotti and Castellani. Dwarves and jesters, pages and messengers of love. Italian Medieval and Renaissance fashion history.
The Illuminati and the Freemasons. Freemasonry and the French Revolution. The Order of Perfectibilists. The Rosicrucians, the Asiatic Brethren, the African Masterbuilders, the Swedish Rite.
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.