Costume print

French
July 10, 1869


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/2 x 7 11/16 in. (26.7 x 19.5 cm)

Accession Number

47.319

Medium or Technique

Etching with hand-applied watercolor

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Costume print from Les Modes Parisiennes depicting five different braided hairstyles. Text on bottom: “Coiffures de Mr. de Bysterweld, r. du Fg. St. Honore, 5. Hand colored engraving. French, probably July 10, 1869.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift to the MFA, Boston, 1947

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection