Nobility and court costumes. Fashion in the first third of the 18th century in France and Germany. Transition from Baroque to Rococo. Nobility and Court costumes.
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Woman in fur coat. German fashion in 1880.
Cul de Paris. Riding habit. German fashion in 1880.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Cul de Paris. German “Turnüre” bustle with corsage. Clothing of the period of the 1880s.
Cul de Paris. German “Turnüre” with corsage. Clothing of the period of the 1880s.
Cul de Paris. German fashion and costume in 1880.
The term Cul de Paris refers to a silhouette of female fashion that appeared several times in the course of costume history
Bustle, Cul de Paris 1880 Germany. Riding costume with corset.