Marie-Antoinette as an example of elegance and extravagance as Dauphine and as Queen of France.
France 18th century.
Female costumes of the rococo. Fashions from the first period of the government of Louis XVI. Extravagance of clothes and hairstyles.
France 18th century. Fashions from the second half of the government of Louis XVI. Hairstyles. Hats and caps. The Déshabillés.
HAIRSTYLES. – HATS AND CAPS. THE DESHABILLÉS.
The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.
France. 18th century. The Casaquin, pet-en-l’air or Caraco. Costumes of the nobility. The bourgeoisie and the lower classes under Louis XV. Historical figures and fashion types.
French styles of the Baroque and Rococo in the 18th century. Wigs and hats. Principles of the French-Italian Riding School. The most popular colours for horses.
Germany 17th and 18th century. Fashions of the day: Beard, hair and wigs. Historical figures. Clergymen, statesmen and warriors.
France 18th century. The great state robe. Fashion types 1775-1785. The decoration. Hairstyle. Galerie des modes et costumes français
The costumes depicted here belong to the second half of the reign of Louis XIV and the end of the 17th century. The first characteristic feature is the large headdress, called Fontange.
The fragments shown here are borrowed from a painting by Van der Maulen depicting the entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras after the beginning of the campaign in 1667. The Queen’s Marstall. The grand stable master. Ladies of honour. The Gardes du Corps. The king’s chariot.