Servante du temps louis XV. Costume Rococo period.

Achille Devéria, Servante, costume, Rococo, Louis XV,
Servante du temps louis XV.

Servant Louis XV. time.

Servant of the Louis XV period. Rococo period.

The best known is Louis XV. well for his relationship with the Marquise de Pompadour. He is often blamed for the abuses that then under Louis XVI led to the French Revolution.

Source: Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1831-1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.

Illustration, Dragons, fighting,

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Note:  Costume d'une dame de Liège. Belgique 15e siècle

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