Category: Directory

The Directory or Directorate (French: Le Directoire; 26 October 1795 – 24 December 1799) was the last form of government of the French Revolution.

Fashions under the First Empire. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.

Regency, Empire, fashion history

Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814. Fashions under the First Empire. Parisian ladies. Cashmeres. Turbans. Polish “toquets” and bonnets. Ball dresses. Valenciennes lace.