Rose Bertin, the Court dressmaker – Fashions in Paris à l’Anglaise – Gauze handkerchiefs round the neck – Hair-dressing – Excessive use of feathers in the hair – At Versailles a forest of feathers – Extravagant cost of feathers for hats
The origin of the hooped skirt. The Farthingale, Petticoats, Leghorn Chips.
The Salons of Paris, 1786-1789. Fashion before the French Revolution. The Salons of Madame Necker, Madame de Beauharnais, Duke of Bedford, Madame Roland.
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)
Reigns of John II and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380. The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries – Low dresses – Garnaches and garde-corps. Precious stones. Splendid furniture.
Renaissance Fashion. Women`s Costume of German Nobility, 1450, 15th Century. The left figure shows an unmarried woman, which is characterized by their uncovered hair. Her long hair is braided in… Read More
Jewish traditional clothing in Nuremberg 1710. German Baroque Period.
The diversity of individual development possibilities became characteristic of the image of man in the Renaissance. The human being with his language and history was at the centre of humanist reflections.
Nobleman and councilor of Venice.
Patrician nobleman of Venice.
The balls à la victim (The Victim’s Ball). Dances everywhere after the 9th Thermidor. New social order of things in Paris. Metamorphosis of French feminine character.
Venetian women’s and men’s lives with the sermons’ procession. Lordship and other details, i.e. triumphs feasts and public ceremonies of the noble city of Venetia.