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Fashion plate

April 1879
Published by Le Monde Elégant


Height x width: 11 x 8 1/16 in. (28 x 20.5 cm)

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Europe, Prints and Drawings



Fashion plate depicting three women and a young girl in outdoor setting with a lake or pond and possibly a mill in the background. Woman on far left in foreground wears a black long sleeve dress with red bodice and white and red hat, holding red parasol. Woman in center wears black embroidered visite over violet/purple dress with train and purple hat with ostrich feather. Young girl wears white jacket trimmed with blue, white skirt, and yellow boots. Woman facing backwards on far right wears brown dress with bustle, a brown hat with green leaves and white ostrich feather, holding bouquet of white and pink flowers (possibly narcissus). Text at bottom reads: “April 1879 Plate 4 / Le Monde Elégant”

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