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Fashion under the Reign of Francis II. 1559 to 1560.

Fashion, history, Renaissance, Spanish, court dress, Francis II

The earliest queens of fashion — Mary Stuart’s costumes; her jewels — Description of bodices and sleeves of that period — Crosses — The “loup” or small mask — Coiffure “en raquette” — An anecdote concerning high heels — Regulations respecting fashion — Remark of a lady of our own day on distinctions in dress — Exordium of the Edict of July 12, 1549 — Maximum of marriage portions — The first knitted silk stockings.

Robes. Les Modes de la Renaissance. Costume Féminin Français.

Robes, Modes, Renaissance, Costume, Féminin, Français,

Duchesse d’Etampes, Fille de Catherine de Médicis, Eléonore d’Autriche, Eleanor of Castile, Claude de France. L’Histoire du Costume Féminin Français. Les Modes de la Renaissance de l’an 1461 à l’an 1574.  Paul Louis Victor de Giafferri.