Robe à la Diane. 18ème siècle la mode rococo.

Robe, Diane, Rococo gown, 18th century, fashion, costume
Jolie Femme vêtu d’une Robe d’un nouveau gout dit à la Diane.

Robe à la Diane.

18ème siècle la mode rococo.

Jolie Femme vêtu d’une Robe d’un nouveau gout dit à la Diane, un ruban à la ceinture noué en rosette sur le côté gauche, Coëffure surmontée d’un Pouf a l’Asiatique, orné d’une aigrette et d’une plume de Héron, d’un cordon de Perles, et d’un croißant de Diamants.

Source: 1er Cahier de la Collection d’habillements modernes et galants avec les habillements des princes et seigneurs. Paris 1780. Dessiné par Claude-Louis Desrais; Gravé par Martial Deny; Carl de Vinck. Éditeur et marchand, André Basset. Galerie des modes et costumes français par Jacques Esnault et Michel Rapilly.

Illustration, damasks, ornament


Note:  Bourgeois woman of Paris in street costume at the end of the 18th century.

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