Model of Cote de Cheval. Costume by couturier Georgette Gabey, 1913. Ravenswing Blue Silk Cote de Cheval. Heavily-embroidered panel in front. Black satin girdle. Chiffon waist to match over gold… Read More
Drecoll Lace Theatre Gown. Paris Spring Season 1913. Black crepe Georgette, and tan Callot chiffon underskirt with cream net top lace flounce. Black satin belt, and sash with long ends.… Read More
Paquin Model of Moire Crepe Gilda. Paris Spring Season 1913. Moire Crepe Gilda shell pink satin, trims underskirt and point on waist. Black bone buttons studded with rhinestones down centre… Read More
Vintage Beach fashion in 1910. Bathing suits in a striped look. Pin-ups headdress and hair style.
French Musketeer costumes of the French Guard. Second third of the XVII. Century.
French Officer of the Palace Guard, Infantry Officer in the reign of King Louis XIV. (1643-1715).
Nobleman and Officer. Ancien Régime Musketeer. Second third of the XVII. Century. French Ancien Régime costume fashion in the reign of King Louis XIV. (1643-1715). Skirt with cuffs, Rhinegrave pants, jabot, allonge… Read More
Carolingian clothing 751-987. Carolingian Queen, Noblewoman and Prophetess.
Taste in dress becomes purer – Heart-shaped head-covering, the “cornette,” and the “hennin ” in the reign of Charles VI – Husbands complain – Preachers denounce – Thomas Connecte declaims against the diabolic invention – Brother Richard tries to reform it – The “hennin” gains the victory – Costume of Jeanne de Bourbon – “Escoffion” – An absurd figure – Gravouère – Isabeau de Bavière – Gorgiasetès – Tripes – Splendour of the court – Agnes Sorel – “Coiffe adournée”; diamonds; the carcan – Walkingsticks.
Reign of Charlemagne – The women of the tenth century wear two tunics – Judith’s belt – A veil is obligatory – Miniatures in the Mazarin Library- Charles the Bald’s Bible Shoes – Dress of Queen Lutgarde – Dress of Rotrude and Bertha – Gisla and other kings women of the Emperor – The Successors of Charlemagne – Cannes – Adelaide of Vermandois – The dress of widows.