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.
Fan decoration of the reign of Louis XIV., and during the first part of the reign of Louis XV. was greatly improved by the celebrated Vernis Martin (Martin’s Varnish).
Ivory fan in the form of a deck of cards, vernis Martin. Watteau theme: a party in a palace, where Pierrot and Colombine dance.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XV 1715-1774. La Mode du Rococo. Robes. Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.
Élégantes. L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XV 1715-1774. La Mode du Rococo.
Woman of the Court of Louis XV. Louis XV was King of France and Navarre from 1715 to 1774. The people called him “the much-loved” and later “the unloved”. His reign… Read More
Marie Jeanne, comtesse du Barry (Marie Jeanne Bécu) 1743-1793. Marie-Jeanne Bécu came from a poor family. She was the illegitimate daughter of a seamstress Anne Bécu and the Franciscan Jean Baptiste Casimir… Read More