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).
THE Vignette represents a Lingerie Shop in Paris, around 1770. Pattern of the most common underwear. Alphabetical and numerical embroidery patterns.
GRANDE ROBE A LA FRANÇAISE. (Marie Antoinette). Great French dress, with a closed body. Court dress of Versailles during the reign of Louis XVI.
LA COMTESSE DE PROVENCE. Robe de Cour, Moyen Panier 1778. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français Dessinés d’Apres Nature 1778-1787.
Court Lady under the reign of Louis XVI, for the balls of the Queen (Marie Antoinette) in 1774, 1775 and 1776 adopted for the role of the Marquise de Lenoncourt.
Robe à la Diane. Jolie Femme vêtu d’une Robe d’un nouveau gout dit à la Diane. Galerie des modes et costumes français.
The recreation of the Bois de Boulogne. Petite robe ouverte et décolletée. Small open and low-cut dress, leaving the comrade uncovered, crowned by a perfect contentment.
Homme en chenille. Cabinet des Modes 1785. Round hat in high shape, hair soaked & knotted in catogan. Frac of green cloth & Paris mud, mixed. Striped vest.
Young lady dressed in a Circassian dress lined with painted complaint stripes, in the newest taste. Court dress during the reign of Louis XVI in Versailles.
Elegant young man dressed in an English Frac, with Bavarians, black collar Bottom side, wearing a Hat à la jokes.