Sketches of real Parisian Chapeaux on the racecourse, in the Bois de Boulogne, in the Champs-Elysées, and other promenades.
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.
The comfortable costume, in which the belt was attached at a normal height, was soon followed by the close-fitting dress, the robe collante
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)
The portrait of a woman from the first half of the 16th century shows a bride from a rich Nuremberg patrician family. The Nuremberg City Council declared themselves patricians during the Renaissance
France 18th century. Fashions from the second half of the government of Louis XVI. Hairstyles. Hats and caps. The Déshabillés.
HAIRSTYLES. – HATS AND CAPS. THE DESHABILLÉS.
Egypt. Hieratic paintings from Egypt and Nubia. Gods and Goddesses. Pharaos and Queens. The Schenti. The Klaft, Khat or Nemes headscarf. The Egyptian double crown. The Atef.
Renaissance. Italian and Dutch types. Female fashions in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The coloring of the hair in Venice.
Italy 16th century. Female costumes, Hairstyles and Headgear at the time of the Renaissance. Italian fashion of the 16th century.
The costumes depicted here belong to the second half of the reign of Louis XIV and the end of the 17th century. The first characteristic feature is the large headdress, called Fontange.
France. Civilian clothing 1485-1510. Men’s and women’s hairstyle. Between 1470 and 1475 the high pointed hoods (Hennin) disappear.
Italy. The fashion at the beginning of the XVI century. Female costumes. According to local traditions and social status. The balzo. Early Renaissance.