Élégantes. Les modes sous Louis XV. La Mode du Rococo 1715 to 1774.

Gowns, Élégantes, Louis XV, Costumes, rococo, vêtements,

Rococo gowns. Louis XV fashion history from 1715 to 1774.

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XV 1715-1774. La Mode du Rococo. Élégantes – Planche 1.

  1. La Dauphine, devant et bas de jupe hermine rehaussé de pierres de couleurs. Sur la ro be, motifs de fleurs, manches de dentelles.
  2. Corsage bleu, en satin décolleté en carré, bordé de castor, à basques, manches renflées au coude, et serrées jusqu’au poignet.
  3. Robe de taffetas prune, très ample, large bande de fourrure sur le devant et aux manches.
  4. Costume d’amazone, en drap vert sombre, boutons dorés, parements au col et aux manches, en velours noir. Jupe longue et ample, chapeau de feutre avec plume blanche.
  5. Mme Du Barry, manteau bleu clair, bordé de fleurs roses et vertes. Doublure du manteau carminée. Jupe rose vif.
  6. Corsage de dentelle, décolleté en carré, à points devant, manches de dentelles avec larges volants de dentelles.
  7. Infante d’Espagne. Robe bleu nattier, à larges godets, corsage rouge et bleu, larges manches garnies de dentelle.

Read more: L’Histoire du Costume Féminin Français. Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.

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