This print from on top of being my very favorite century fashion print, finally shows some practicality when it comes to winter fashion. This gentlewoman wears a very cozy looking quilted petticoat, longer sleeves and has a visible pocket.
Nicolas Arnoult (France, ~ Recueil des modes de la cour de France, (fashions of the court of France) 'Homme de Qualité, en Habit d'Épée' ~ 1687 ~ Nicholas Arnoult was one of many contributors to the book ~ Hand-colored engravings on paper
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Francoise d' Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon by Nicolas Arnoult. This high quality print of the Marquise de Maintenon wearing a mantua with a small bustle gives an ides of what brought Louis XIV to her.