French Directoire costumes 1795 -1804

French Directoire costumes. Merveilleuse, Incroyable. Revolution dresses. 18th century fashion.

Directoire 1795 -1804

French Directoire costumes 1795 -1804

  • 460. Merveilleuse, Chemise gown with train, stockings with clocks, flat shoes, shawl and bonnet, 1796.
  • 461. Incroyable. Coal with wide lapels and turned-down collar, short waistcoat (gilt), light trousers in boots, high neckcloth (cravate), hat with cockade. unkempt hair, and knotty slick, 1796.
  • 462. Merveilleuse, 1796.
  • 463. ‘Creek’ dress. worn by Mme Tallien, 1797.
  • 464. Coat with wide lapels and turned-down collar, tight breeches, short waistcoat, and large cravat, 1796.
  • 465. Chemise gown and sandals, 1796.
  • 466. Greek coiffure, chemise gown and sandals, 1796.
  • 467. Coal, light breeches, high cravat, and top boots, 1796.

Source: Histoire du costume par Henry Harald Hansen. Dessins de Ebbe Susen, Mogens Bryder et Kaj Norregaard. Traduit du Danois par Jaqueline Puissant. Flammarion, Paris 1954.

Note:  Manteaux. Les Modes sous la Revolution 1792-1799.

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