Louis XVI costumes à la Polonaise 1778

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Louis XVI Costumes 1778

Louis XVI costumes à la Polonaise 1778

Examples of rococo fashion in the reigns of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI.

  • 430. Woman with extravagant, coiffure, calf-length skirt (dupe) and jacket with back pleats (caraco); in her hand a walking slick, 1778.
  • 431. Male costume, 1778.
  • 432. Woman wearing tulle cap on top of elaborate coiffure, gown (robe) looped up à la polonaise, 1778.
  • 433. Man wearing coat with skirt cut away towards back; powdered wig and buckled shoes, 1778.
  • 434. Woman wearing tulle cap over elaborate coiffure, calf-length skirt (jupe), and gown (robe) looped à la polonaise; in one hand a fan. in the other a parasol, 1778.
  • 435. Girls’ dresses, 1778.
  • 436. Man wearing silk dressing gown, 1778.

«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.

Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Dame de Paris. Reign of Louis XV, 1729.

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