On Different Types of Women's Dresses in France in the Louis XVI Period

  title={On Different Types of Women's Dresses in France in the Louis XVI Period},
  author={Johannes S. Pietsch},
  journal={Fashion Theory},
  pages={397 - 416}
  • J. Pietsch
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • History
  • Fashion Theory
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