Modes Parisiennes in the Reign of Louis XVI. 1787


Rococo costumes. Louis XVI. cotume. 18th century fashion.

Modes Parisiennes Reign of Louis XVI. 1787

Modes Parisiennes in the Reign of Louis XVI.

Modes Parisiennes Règne de Louis XVI. d’après Debucourt 1787

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  1. Fashion in the Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780.
  2. The Evolution of Modern Feminine Fashion 1786.
  3. Les Modes sous Louis XVI 1774−1789.
  4. Ladies hat styles from 1776-1790 by Rose Bertin.
  5. Caraco a´la francaise in 1786.
  6. Le Pouf. Fashion at the End of the Ancien Régime 1780 to 1789.
  7. Fashion History France
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