Les Visites En Pelisses Early 19th.Century French Fashion Satire Circa.1817

Les Visites En Pelisses Early 19th.Century French Fashion Satire Circa.1817

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Les Visites en Pelisses (Visits in Furs). Early 19th.Century French Hand coloured etching depicting a fashionable salon with visitors wearing extravagent fur-lined clothes, jackets, dresses and pelisses. By the early 19th century, fur lined and trimmed cloaks, coats and jackets were all the rage. "Once, or rather in the past, we saw only bare shoulders and arms. Today, decked out in witzchouras (fur cloaks) and fur caps, ladies show barely the tips of thier noses" Published by Pierre de la Mesangere's Le Bon Genre, Paris, 1817. No.38. Printed on wove paper. 27 by 20.2 cms  plate.