The information in this section was written back in 1997
for the general public with an interest in
costume of the so-called Baroque era, the period 1660-1715.
The information that is contained in this web site is not meant for academic study, since it was written with too
many generalisations, bearing its intended audience in mind.
information contained therein has not been updated since
1997 and will not be updated in the future.