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.
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.
Shoe fashion with high heels and rococo costumes. Lady and cook of this period in French costume. Female costumes from the 2nd half of the 18th century.
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.
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)
La Nymphe galante dont le port est majestueux, noble et fier, courant avec tranquilité, au Palais Royal, les hazards auxquels sont exposées les personnes de son sexe; elle a un bonnet à la Richard, corset rayé, d’une robe à la Chinoise, retroussée.
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.
France 18th century. The great state robe. Fashion types 1775-1785. The decoration. Hairstyle. Galerie des modes et costumes français
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).
A Madame la Comtesse d’Oyeras. Robe de Cour au grand Orient; Coeffure à la mode Asiatique. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français Dessinés d’Apres Nature.
THE Vignette represents a Lingerie Shop in Paris, around 1770. Pattern of the most common underwear. Alphabetical and numerical embroidery patterns.