Category: Louis XV

Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon-Condé, Duchesse du Maine.

Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon-Condé, Duchesse du Maine 1676-1753, fashion, costume, coiffure

Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, Mademoiselle d’Enghien, then Mademoiselle de Charolais, after her marriage Duchess of Maine (8 November 1676 in Paris; – 23 January 1753 ibid.), was a French high aristocrat.

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)