Reticella lace collar dress. Donna Emilia Spinelli in 16th century. Related Posts:Italian noblewoman in 1520. Renaissance costume.Accessoires of the 15th centuryRenaissance fashion. Italy 16th century clothing.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.
16th century Florentine costume. Italian renaissance. We have here a florentine costume of the 16th century in all its splendor. The whole dress is covered with ornament intentionally made as… Read More
Marquis de Lafayette 1757-1834. Aristocrat and military officer. Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette or Lafayette was a French general and politician. He took part on the side of the… Read More
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Jean-Sylvain Bailly 1736-1793. Freemason, and political leader of the early part of the French Revolution. He presided over the Tennis Court Oath. Jean-Sylvain Bailly was a French astronomer and the… Read More
Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.
Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes 1721-1794. French statesman, minister, and afterwards counsel for the defence of Louis XVI. Related Posts:Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield.Timeline of the French Revolution 1789… Read More
Time of the famous buffalo hunt in honor of the Grand Duke Alexis.
Jean Paul Marat was a physician, naturalist and author of scientific and political writings. During the French Revolution, he wrote the Ami du Peuple,
a newspaper that followed the practices of the counter-revolution with sharp polemics.
George IV as Prince of Wales 1762–1830. Related Posts:Henry Prince of Wales, 1612.George O’Brien Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont 1751-1837.Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield.
James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury. Related Posts:Portrait of George IV as Prince of Wales.Jean-Marie Collot d’Herbois.Regency Queen Elizabeth’s ruff.
William Huskisson 1770–1830. British statesman. The events of the French Revolution aroused his interest in politics. Huskisson was a member of the “Club of 1789”, whose members a transformation of… Read More
by Virginia Postrel (Author)