La Couturière Parisienne
Expert Database Search

 

WARNING! Using this search form requires reading some instructions first, otherwise you will very probably not find anything. Which is why it's called Expert search.

 

Search for images with the properties...

from year
until year
country or region
class  

For fashion plates and magazine pictures, especially those after 1800, country and class are often left blank in the database. (why?) If you're sure you only want to see pictures where the country and class are _exactly_ as you entered them above, check either or both of these:
no undefined country please!
no undefined class please!

gender

Title search string

Remember to keep this short and simple!

artist

Only select images of
Display image titles in
Display up to thumbnails per result page
 

 

 

 

Please note that class, country and other parameters cannot always be determined with certainty, so the results have to be taken with a grain of salt, sometimes even a chunk.

If you know better than the database, I would be grateful for corrections.
Learn more about the categories and insecurities of distinction
.
To see what the database currently contains, see the database statistics.

Contact me in case of further questions - this will help me to improve the FAQ.

 

 

 

 

 

Content, layout and images of this page 
and any sub-page of the domains marquise.de, contouche.de, lumieres.de, manteau.de and costumebase.org are copyright (c) 1997-2013 by A. Bender. All rights reserved. Reproduction prohibited - exceptions see Copyright Page.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.