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Costume print from Musée des Familles

French (Paris)
1864


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

18.58 x 26.83 cm (7 5/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.207

Medium or Technique

Engraved, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Hand-colored engraved plate from Musée des Familles. Four young women, one young man in fancy dress indoors: woman on left in dress with blue skirt, yellow apron, white top, black vest, and white headpiece, woman in black, red, and yellow dress with matching hat, boy in black coat and pants with pink waistcoat, woman in white and blue dress with white hairpiece, and woman in white, pink, and yellow dress. Text on top: “Modes Vraies, Travail en famille.” Engraved by Barreau after Laure Noel. Printer: Grognet. Condition: Fair. Small stains at top edge. Rip in title at top edge.

Credit Line

Estate of Jane Peters Guild, Boston