Great Days of the Revolution. Fashion under the French Revolution & Directoire Period 1789 to 1802.
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.
Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois demolishing buildings of Lyon. French Revolution. Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois démolissant des bâtiments de Lyon.
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)
Paul Barras 1755-1829. Member of the Executive Board.
Brissot de Warville 1754 -1793, leader of the Girondins. Jacques-Pierre Brissot de Warville called Brissot, publicist and journalist, was the Jacobin and later leader of the Girondins, a grouping of… Read More
Linon shawl, trimmed with applied tape. Triple chaîne d’or à maillons plats, servant de bandeau. Schall de Linon, bordé d’un ruban appliqué. Journal des dames et des modes. Costumes parisien… Read More
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.
Louis-Lazare Hoche 1768-1797. French Revolution History. Louis-Lazare Hoche was a French general of the Revolutionary who was known for his level-headed actions in the suppression of the revolt in the Vendée… Read More
Member of the French Directoire 1795-1799. French Revolution Directory style Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887. Read more: Fashion History France. On… Read More
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793. Freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath. Jean-Sylvain Bailly was a French astronomer and the… Read More