Chapter Viii

REIGNS OF LOUIS XI., CHARLES VIII., AND LOUIS XII.

Duchesses and bourgeoises under Louis XI.—"La grand gorre," or sumptuosity— The "troussoire"—Allegorical and moral costumes—Trains—Head-dresses— "Collets re brassés"—Wigs and false hair—Some results of the war in Italy-Italian fashions—" Sollerets" and slippers—Gorgets—Garters—JeanMarot writes against novelties—Anne of Brittany—Pins—Menot " the golden-tongued "—A Parisian in the time of Louis XII,—Coat à l'Italienne—Manufacture of stuffs

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