La Belle Poule Ship Hat

15 Aug

‘The 1778 victory of the Franch Frigate La Belle Poule inspired new hairstyles such as the La Bele Poule, inspired new hair styles such as the á La Bele Poule (below), the á l’Indépendante and the á La Junon, in which scaled down replicas of warships were put on top of the head’ – Kyoto Costume Institute

Have a look on Kyoto Costume Institute’s digital archive for more costumes and glorious head pieces throughout histoy:


One Response to “La Belle Poule Ship Hat”

  1. chicquero August 15, 2011 at 5:54 pm #


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