Looking to add some fashionable images to your web closet? An immense collection of needlework patterns, fashion plates, costume photos and patterns from the Middle Ages through the early 20th century are available for download on La Couturiere Parisienne. Access 4000 costume pictures through a database, read one of hundreds of articles, or download some authentic period patterns. If you’d like to print the patterns and/or images, you may find that the images are quite faint…the couturiere has kindly provided a few suggestions for printing better images. And last but not least, please respect the owner’s copyright requests.