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Title:
Full-color sourcebook of French fashion : 15th to 19th centuries
Author:
Pauquet, Hippolyte Louis Emile, 1797-
Uniform Title:
Modes et costumes historiques. Selections.
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
Physical Description:
76 pages : all color illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
A selection of 76 plates from the original collection of 96 drawn by Hippolyte Louis Emile Pauquet and Polydore Jean Charles Pauquet published: Paris : Pauquet frères : R. Pincebourde, [18--].
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780486428383
Format :
Book

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500 years of French fashion are reproduced directly from a rare and valuable 19th-century publication. Artfully rendered illustrations progress chronologically from the voluminous robes of 15th-century royalty to the Empire styles of the Napoleonic era. Members of the nobility are well represented, as are dapper pages, knights, chambermaids, milkmaids, and shepherdesses. 76 full-color plates.