For the study of historical dress; consisting of analyses of costume in paintings, translations of and research into fashion plates, and occasionally actual sewing.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Galerie des Modes, 61e Cahier, 5e Figure
Young Officer in a Zebra Coat, calling someone to give an account of his services.
"The zebra of the king's cabinet has become the model of the current fashion; all fabrics are striped, coats, gilets, resemble the skin of the handsome onager. Men, young and old, are in stripes from head to toe: the stockings are also striped."