For the study of historical dress; consisting of analyses of costume in paintings, translations of and research into fashion plates, and occasionally actual sewing.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Galerie des Modes, 58e Cahier, 5e Figure
Stock-jobber of the Palais Royal, at the public school, he is dressed in a morning Coat and coiffed with a Jockey Hat.
"... An élégant whose ears and feet offer to view the most extraordinary buckles, we approached; he had one of these hats in the form of a bell, which have never coiffed anyone well; one of these gilets where the pockets almost touch the chin ... Two watches enriched with brilliants passed successively between his hands, a large ring flatters his pride ..."