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Rococo clothing


  The base of this clothing (so called habit a la francaise) from the middle of the 18th century is a large sateen shirt with wide sleeves and short trousers (culotte). Part of the clothing is a vest; the front part is made of brocade, the back part is of taffeta. The taffeta justaucorps with short sleeves is cut according to pattern of Maurice Leloir, Historie du Costume. The accessories are scarf, tricorn hat (borrowed from Vendulka Lorencova Krizanova), stockings and shoes with buckle. The shortsword is made by Petr Knize and scabbard by Ing. Vaclav Gresak.

Tailor's - Catany, Rococo clothing, part 2
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Tailor's - Catany, Spencer, part 1