Manches. Les modes sous Louis XVI. La mode du rococo.

Manches.La mode Louis XVI. Costumes de rococo. 18 vêtements de siècle.

Manches. Louis XVI.

Sleeves. Fashion under Louis XVI., 1774 to 1789

(Late baroque, rococo fashion era)

L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes sous Louis XVI et Marie Antoinette 1774−1789. La Mode du Rococo. Manches – Planche 8.


  • 1. Manche de Thérèse de Savoie, en linon blanc, sur laquelle sont cousus des rubans de satin bleu froncé de hauteurs diffêrentes: ceux du coude sont très hauts et forment un grand volant en sabot.
  • 2. Manche de mousseline blanche, bouillonnée à l’épaule, resserrée au-dessus du coude pour se resserrer à nouveau au poignet avec volant de tulle.
  • 3. Manche de gaze bleu ciel, large, et froncé au coude et au poignet formant grands volants.
  • 4. Manche de voile orange, bouillonné froncé au coude, venant au milieu de l’avant-bras.
  • 5. Manche en amadis (1775), en satin rose, nœud rose au coude; deux larges volants de tulle s’évasent à mi-bras.
  • 6. Gant de peau rose, montant jusqu’au coude. Manche de point d’Alençon, large sabot.
  • 7. Manche froncée en linon rose, resserrée en bracelet au-dessus du coude d’où partent deux hauts volants de point d’Alençon formant sabot en amadis.
  • 8. Manche en batiste blanche retenue au coude et s’évasant en amadis bordée d’un picot bleu pâle, ruban bleu pâle.
  • 9. Double manche de tulle en amadis.
  • 10. Robe “visite inattendue” en taffetas vert d’eau, large manche en amadis, nœud rose au corsage bouillonné de ruban rose sur le devant de la jupe.
  • 11. Manche en linon avec ruban rose cousu dessus. Bouillonné resserré au coude par un ruban au poignet, manchette de lingerie brodée.
  • 12. Fichu jabot veste caraco en gros de Naples bleu, col montant, boutons bleus. Manches étroites à parements.
  • 13. Manche en dentelle à Marie-Antoinette, d’après un portrait de Mme Lebrun, manche en linon, volant de point d’Angleterre.
  • 14. Manchon “petit maître”, en renard gris fumée, très volumineuses.
Note:  Frisian islands citizen in 1724.

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

Associated to French fashion history:

  1. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643. Baroque Vertugadins, Low-cut bodices.
  2. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715. Baroque Court luxury and pleasure.
  3. Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774. Baroque, Rococo. Praise in corsets.
  4. Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. The influence of Marie Antoinette on fashion.
  5. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789. Rococo fashion. Peasant dress is universal.
  6. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin. Minister of Fashion.
  7. Caraco a´la francaise in 1786.
  8. The Corset and the Crinolin.
  9. Fashion in Paris and London, 1780 to 1788.
  10. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  11. The Salons of Paris before the French Revolution 1786-1789.
  12. The Coronation Banquet of Louis XV at Reims.
  13. Fashion and costume in the eighteenth century.
  14. The Farthingale. Fashion during the reign of Louis XV.
  15. Madame de Pompadour. Her political power and general influence.
  16. The Entry of Louis XIV and Maria Theresa into Arras 1667.
  17. English style in the Reign of Louis XIV
  18. Historic hairstyles from Ancient times to the Empire.
  19. The French Republic. Fashion under the French Revolution 1789 to 1804.
  20. The Execution of Marie-Antoinette. The French Revolution.
  21. The Execution of Louis XVI. French Revolution.
  22. The creation of the Directory. French Revolution.
  23. The Incroyables and Muscadins. The French directory dandies.
  24. Les Incroyables et Merveilleuses. French directoire fashion era.
  25. The Gallery of Fashion. England Georgian, Regency fashion.
  26. Reign of Napoleon I. 1804 to 1814.
  27. Italian Lace History. Reference List of Italian Laces.
  28. Collection of antique fabric design.
  29. Fabric terms dictionary from A to Z
  30. Fashion History France. On the history of costumes.
  31. On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century

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