Man in a chenille. Cabinet des modes, ou Les modes nouvelles.

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Homme en chenille. Cabinet des Modes. 1785.

Homme en chenille. Cabinet des Modes. 1785.

Cabinet des modes, ou Les modes nouvelles. (Ier Cahier. 15 Novembre 1785)

ELLE représente un jeune Homme en chenille. Chapeau rond à haute forme, cheveux treffés & noués en catogan. Frac de drap vert & boue de Paris, mêlés. Gilet rayé. Culotte soufre, très-ferrée, moulant la cuisse, avec trois boutons feulement. La jarretière nouée avec des cordons au lieu de boucles. Bas rayés, blanc & violet clair mêlés. Souliers noués avec des cordons.

Les Hommes portent, lorsqu’ils font en chenille, le chapeau en Jocquay. Il a la forme carrée, de 4 pouces 6 lignes à 5 pouces de profondeur; 3 pouces 6 à 9 lignes de bord, tombant en de dessous fur le devant & fur le derrière; garni d’un ruban & d’une boucle d’acier à pointes de diamans, fous laquelle on met quelquefois une rosette de ruban noir.
Bas de fantaisie, lorsqu’on est en chenille.
Bas rayés, blanc & boue de Paris mêlés.
Violet & gros vert mêlés.
Vert & boue de Paris mêlés.

Source: Cabinet des Modes, Ou Les Modes Nouvelles. Published by Buisson. Engraved by Georges Duhamel. Designed by Sébastien Le Clerc, le Jeune. Published in Paris 1785–88.


Note:  Cavalier Français 1779. French rider costume.

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