The information in this chapter was written back in 1997
- with the general public in mind - 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.
For currently available costume studies of the period in
more detail, please refer to the books in the annotated
information contained therein has not been updated since
1997 and will not be updated in the future.