This coloring book panorama of late-18th- and early-19th-century French fashions offers a fascinating survey of styles. 45 plates of detailed, accurate illustrations include representations of claw-hammer frock coats and vests for the well-dressed man, loose pantaloons and shorter skirts for the working classes, high-waisted promenade gowns for fashionable ladies, and accessories. 45 black-and-white illustrations.
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