History of Costume. The chaperon, cote-hardie, houppelande, liripipe, poulaines. Fashion of the middle ages.
This Ballroom costume contains almost every possible exaggeration that could be heaped upon an already overdeveloped style.
Sketches of real Parisian Chapeaux on the racecourse, in the Bois de Boulogne, in the Champs-Elysées, and other promenades.
A lace worked dress, in circular shape, furnished with a lace cape reaching to the top of the embroidery, of very fine point d’Alençon.
Ebony cabinet in the style of Louis Seize. Prize medal for great excellence of design and workmanship in decorative furniture 1862.
France Bordeaux. Folk costumes from Gradignan, Caudéran, Pessac, Laroque, Blaye. First half of the 19th century.
History of Costume. Empire Romantic Era of the middle or late 1820’s. Young lady wears a ballroom ensemble. Young man dressed in evening clothes.
When Marie Antoinette married Louis XVI of France, she missed her Kipfel, and sent to Vienna for an Austrian baker to teach his Paris confreres the art of making them.
French Folk costumes from Brittany, Normandy, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Provence, Hauts-de-France region, Haute-Savoie, Corsica.
The hand bag and parasol illustrate two of the most common accessories of the 19th century.