Features of rococo architecture include elaborate

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Features of Rococo Architecture include:Elaborate curves and scrollsOrnaments shaped like shells and plantsIntricate patternsDelicate detailsComplex, asymmetrical shapesLight, pastel colors
Rococo ClothingMadame Pompadour:Louis XV’s mistressMost important figure to establish RococoAdored pastel colors and the light, happy style which came to be known as Rococosubsequently light stripe and floral patterns became popularMarie Antoinettebecame the leader of French fashion, as did her dressmaker Rose BertinExtreme extravagance was her trademark, majorly fanning the flames of the French Revolution
Rococo ClothingMarie Antoinette
Rococo ClothingMadam Pompadour
Rococo ClothingNew silhouette for women was developingPanniers, or wide hoops worn under the skirt that extended sideways, became a stapleWaists were tightly constricted by corsets, provided contrasts to the wide skirtsPlunging necklines also became commonSkirts usually opened at the front, displaying an underskirt or petticoatPagoda sleeves arose about halfway through the 18th century, which were tight from shoulder to elbow and ended with flared lace and ribbons
Rococo Clothing
Rococo ClothingFew Main Types Of Dresses Worn During This PeriodWatteau gown: loose back which became part of the full skirt and a tight bodiceRobe à la française: a tight bodice with a low-cut square neckline, with large ribbon bows down the front, wide panniers, and lavishly trimmed with all manner of lace, ribbon, and flowers
Rococo ClothingMarie Antoinette introduced the chemise à la reine, a loose white gown with a colorful silk sash around the waist.
Rococo ClothingWomen’s heels became much daintier with slimmer heels and pretty decorations.

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