$19.95These superb color plates by Hippolyte Pauquet and his brother Polydore, reproduced directly from a rare and valuable nineteenth-century publication, magnificently depict 500 years of French fashion.Starting with the flamboyant headgear and voluminous robes of fifteenth-century royalty, the artfully rendered illustrations progress chronologically to the high-waisted Empire styles of the Napoleonic
$19.99500 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.