Louis XVI fashion 1770-1795. Werther costume.

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Louis XVI Costumes 1770-1795

Louis XVI fashion 1770-1795. Werther costume.

  • 445. Short-waisted, double-breasted red coat, waistcoat cut square, two watch chains, 1790. 
  • 446. Striped dress and high-crowned straw hat with ostrich feather, 1790.
  • 447. Long coat of pink satin over white dress, 1791. 
  • 448. High, turned-down collar and revers on both overcoat and coat, 1791.
  • 449. Loose, unpowdered hair worn straight, 1792.
  • 540. ‘Werther costume’: blue doth coat with high turned-down collar, yellow leather breeches, riding boots and beaver hat, 1792.
  • 451. Cravat rising to chin, 1792.
  • 452. Fichu rising to chin, 1793. 

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.


Illustration, damasks, ornament
Note:  Medieval Garb of German Noble Ladies and a Duke, 13th century.

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