Helena Kazárová

Helena Kazárová

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Eighteenth Century men’s wig: Men who could afford it bought wigs. Full-bottomed wigs were preferred up until where the French toupee or English foretop became popular afterwards. They were made by human hair and were powdered for formal dress.

Portrait of Elizabeth Billington in 18th century dress; whole-length and standing to front, head turned slightly to right, and left arm outstretched Watercolour. British Museum 1962,0714.63

Portrait of Elizabeth Billington in century dress; whole-length and standing to front, head turned slightly to right, and left arm outstretched Watercolour

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and century corset construction employed the use of patterns. As the wasp waist become more prevalent during the century corsets were cut specifically to the female figure and were …

EKDuncan - My Fanciful Muse: Drama Queens - Opera Costumes from the time of Marie Antoinette

There is a small collection of Opera or Theater Costumes from the time of Marie Antoinette that I simply adore. I have nicknamed thi.

The steinkirk was similar to a cravat, but styled differently. This scarf was also wrapped around a man's neck as a replacement for the collar, but the end of would be draped through a buttonhole and twisted.

Steinkirk: a cravat pulled and twisted trough the buttonholes of an over coat

The steinkirk was similar to a cravat, but styled differently. This scarf was also wrapped around a man's neck as a replacement for the collar, but the end of would be draped through a buttonhole and twisted.

Steinkirk: a cravat pulled and twisted trough the buttonholes of an over coat

Jan Thomas (1617-1678), 'Emperor Leopold I' (1640-1705), 1667. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

Leopold I costumed as Acis for the play "La Galatea", 1667 by by Jan Thomas van Ieperen (Flemish I Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia.looks like someone smacked him hard in the mouth.