Chapeau báteau-renversé en 1787. Paris à travers les siècles.

Chapeau, Bateau, Renverse, Louis XVI, Court dress, Rococo, fashion history, 18th century
Chapeau báteau-renversé en 1787.

Chapeau báteau-renversé en 1787.

(Rococo fashion. Modes de Paris. French Ancien Régime era.)

Source: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

Illustration, damasks, ornament

Continuing

Note:  Louis XVI fashion 1770-1795. Werther costume.

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