The hoop skirt in the age of the Spanish fashion (Renaissance) 16th century, in the age of rococo (Baroque), 18th century, crinoline fashion, 19th century.
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Capotes de Lemoniev Pelvey. La Mode may 1850.
Dresses by Mad. Debaizieux. La Mode 1850.
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.
Crinoline fashion. La Mode 1850.
Can you imagine what women wore to ride a horse at the beginning of the twentieth century?
The Contemporary. Fashions under the Second Empire c. 1860 JUDGMENT of our female contemporaries is certes by no means an easy matter. After having run through the history of the… Read More
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Corsage de lingerie, Blouse de lingerie, Corsage ajusté noir boutonne.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Coiffes, Capuchons. Châle brodé, Pèlerine carrée en satin piquée, Cravate de putois, Bachelick, capuchon de cachemire.
L’histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes du second empire 1852 a 1870. Jupe de cachemire vert nil, Jupon de percale avec, Robe de cérémonie.
Corsage de lingerie broderie anglaise, Cravate de ruban écossais, Manche de percale, Chemise de nuit en lingerie