Directoire style


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Di`rec`toire´ style


1.(Dressmaking) A style of dress prevalent at the time of the French Directory, characterized by great extravagance of design and imitating the Greek and Roman costumes.
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There is also a Directoire style mahogany dining table, oversized Aubusson style carpets and a pair of Regency style mahogany bookcases.
[In Manhattan], I live in a co-op apartment along 57th Street, just a short walk from my office, furnished in a French Directoire style.
Schumacher and Co.'s Modena chairs sat on either side of a French directoire style gueridon table from St.

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