The characteristic features of the French clothing from the last decades of the 17th century laid the foundation for the modern costume.
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.
Louis XVI Costumes 1788 – 1789. Hat à la Androsmane.
Louis XVI Costumes à la Polonaise 1778 430. Woman with extravagant, coiffure, calf-length skirt (dupe) and jacket with back pleats (caraco); in her hand a walking slick, 1778. 431. Male… Read More
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)
Costumes Louis XV era. Rococo fashion 1720-1740. The Justaucorps. Lady in winter dress.
The Coronation Banquet of Louis XV at Reims. The Coronation Banquet of Louis XV in the Grand Dinning Room of the Archiepiscopal Palace 25th October 1722. Ancien Régime, French Court.
L’Histoire du Costume Feminin Francais. Les modes sous Louis XIV, 1643-1715. Étiquette somptuaire sous Louis XIV.
Élégantes. Marquise de Sévigné – Robe lilas. Marie-Thérèse d’Autrîche – Robe bleue. Duchesse du Maine – Robe verte. Mlle de Fontanges – Tablier broché rouge. Marion Delorme – Robe rose. Ninon de Lenclos – Robe verte.
James Marquis of Hamilton 1624 James Hamilton (1589-1625) was a Scottish nobleman, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton and 4th Earl of Arran, son of John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Hamilton and… Read More
Wilton House Pictures. William, third Earl of Pembroke, eldest son of Henry, second Earl, by his third wife, the famous Mary Sidney, was born at Wilton on the 8th April, 1580.
The procedure for cancellation her marriage to Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex with the aim of Robert Carr, to marry the 1st Earl of Somerset, caused one of the greatest scandals of England in the Stuart time. Because James I pardoned her, she escaped the execution.