Sans-Culottes: These were the common people of Paris. They did not wear upper class breeches or culottes. They were the working people, shop owners, tradespeople, artisans, and factory workers.

Sans-Culottes: These were the common people of Paris. They did not wear upper class breeches or culottes. They were the working people, shop owners, tradespeople, artisans, and factory workers.

Tricolor Cockade: usually pinned to the hat or sometimes the jacket; had to be worn to show support for the revolution or would be killed

Tricolor Cockade: usually pinned to the hat or sometimes the jacket; had to be worn to show support for the revolution or would be killed

San's culotte refers to the counterrevolutionaries. San's culotte means without knee breeches. This image of a woman is very typical of the san's-culotte style with the striped patterns, sabots (wooden clog) and the tri-colored cockade on her hat.

San's culotte refers to the counterrevolutionaries. San's culotte means without knee breeches. This image of a woman is very typical of the san's-culotte style with the striped patterns, sabots (wooden clog) and the tri-colored cockade on her hat.

Sans Culottes were made up of the working class men in support of the French Revolution.  They normally wore trousers,  carmagnole jackets, red waistcoats, clogs, and red peasant hats.

Sans Culottes were made up of the working class men in support of the French Revolution. They normally wore trousers, carmagnole jackets, red waistcoats, clogs, and red peasant hats.

French Revolution Rebel: It's 1789 and Paris has had it with this royal tyranny! You'll need a some worn trousers (you are a sans-culottes, after all), a peasant shirt, a red Phrygian cap with a tricolor cockade, a red scarf around your neck or waist and a sword or musket. Liberté, égalité, fraternité!

French Revolution Rebel: It's 1789 and Paris has had it with this royal tyranny! You'll need a some worn trousers (you are a sans-culottes, after all), a peasant shirt, a red Phrygian cap with a tricolor cockade, a red scarf around your neck or waist and a sword or musket. Liberté, égalité, fraternité!

A Republican Beau - French Revolutionary Fashion Plate (Note the man hanging from the gallows in the background and the guillotine on the left)

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