Man in tailcoat à la Anglaise. Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français.

Tailcoat, Rococo, Fashion, 18th century, Modes,  Costumes, Français
Jeune elegant en habit moucheté avec une veste blanche garnie de bandes d’indiene et coeffé d’un chapeau à la Suisse et une queue a l’Angloise. 1778.

Elegant young man in a speckled tailcoat “à la Anglaise”, a white jacket with so-called Indian stripes, hat à la Suisse, English ponytail. Shoes in D’Artois style, the walking stick with cord and tassels.


Jeune elegant en habit moucheté avec une veste blanche garnie de bandes d’indiene et coeffé d’un chapeau à la Suisse et une queue a l’Angloise. 1778.

«Jeune élégant, en frac à petites mouches, avec un collet coupé et à boutonnières; les manches en fourreau, avec des boutonnières en cœur.
«Veste blanche, bordée de bandes de perse, les poches aussi bordées de perse; culotte pareille à la veste, avec des jarretières semblables aux bordures; deux cordons de montre, cheveux et or, flottans sur chaque cuisse; l’un sert à la montre, l’autre est destiné pour le portrait de sa maîtresse, soit qu’il en ait ou qu’il n’en ait pas.
«L’habit est agraffé au-dessous du col et laisse en liberté une partie du jabot.
«Grosse boucle à la Bourdelaise, chapeau à la Suisse, et queue à l’Anglaise.
«Chaussure à la d’Artois, canne au poing avec son cordon et ses glands, moitié Of, moitié cheveux.»

Designed by: Pierre-Thomas LeClerc.
Engraver: Etienne Claude Voysard.
Publisher: Esnauts et Rapilly

Galerie des Modes et Costumes Français. 9e. Cahier des Costumes Français, 3e Suite d’Habillemens à la mode.


Note:  Furniture from the era of Louis XVI. The litter. Rococo 18th c.

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