The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
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.
Fac-simile of a portion of a native Indian drawing. Design for a shawl.
Empire Fashion and Hairstyles from 1800 to 1810.
Empire fashion and headgear from 1800 to 1810.
Great Days of the Revolution. Fashion under the French Revolution & Directoire Period 1789 to 1802.
Fashions under the First Empire — Sacks — “Personnes cossues” — A saying of Napoleon’s – White gowns — Valenciennes lace — Ball dresses; walking dresses — Polish “toquets” and bonnets — Turbans — Muslins — Artificial flowers — Wenzel’s manufactory; “The Offspring of Imposture,” Campenon’s verses — Parisian ladies, as sketched by Horace Vernet — Stays — Cashmeres — Protest by Piis — Ternaux assists in establishing the manufacture of cashmere shawls in France — Cotton stuffs — Richard Lenoir; importance of the Rouen manufacture — Violets during the Hundred Days — The “eighteen folds,” and white silk.
German and French Empire fashion. Regency period. First third of the 19th Century. Top row left to right: German and French fashion. Costumes of 1809 bis 1812. Right: German and… Read More
The ancient and modern costume, or, history of government, militia and customs of all ancient peoples by Giulio Ferrario.