Design for grand architectural additions and drapes that add Palladian or Venetian proportions to a narrow window bay.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
Importation of foreign fashions in 1815 — White dresses, white feathers, and fleurs de lys — Emigrant ladies — Russian toques — Male and female dressmakers — Ruchings — Short sleeves and long gloves — Herbault’s bonnets — “Chefs” — Anglomania in 1815 — Green gauze veils; spencers — The “canezou”— Lacroix, the stay-maker — Dr. Pelletan and Charles X. — Wasps — The “Ourika” fashions — The famous leg-of-mutton sleeves — Fashions “a l’Ipsiboé,” “au Trocadéro,” and “à la Dame Blanche” — Blonde caps and turbans — Head-dresses — Fashions “à la giraffe;” “the last sigh of Jocko” — Female book-keepers; shopwomen — The Cafe des Mille-Colonnes.
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)
Lady`s of the First Empire by G. Boldoni. Premier Empire term for the period 1804 to 1814 and 1815 in the history of France. The monarchy initiated the slow liberalization of… Read More
French army of 1804 to 1815. Uniform of Imperial Guard. Armee Francaise de 1804 à 1815. Garde Imperiale. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise 1804 à… Read More
A French army of 1814 to 1815. The King’s Musketeers. Armee Francaise de 1814 à 1815. Mousquetaires du Roi. After a drawing by F. Bastin. From a series: Armee Francaise… Read More
Traditional russia folk costume of a hawker of sacred pictures. To supply the peasantry with sacred pictures, that are generally painted upon wooden boards, and crosses, old men travel about… Read More
French first empire modes under the Restoration. (Première Restauration 1814-1815) Les Modes sous la Restauration. From the Book: The Frenchwoman of the century; Fashions – Manners – Usages, by Octave Uzanne.… Read More
Shakos 19th century. Napoleonic wars.
German Biedermeier fashion in the first half of the 19th century.
Bavarian Military uniforms in the 19th century.