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Fashion plate

April 1879
Published by Le Monde Elégant


Height x width: 10 7/8 x 8 1/16 in. (27.7 x 20.5 cm)

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Europe, Prints and Drawings



Fashion plate depicting three women in riparian setting with bridge and church in background. Woman on far left wears a gray and blue dress with white gloves and a blue and gray hat with a brown bird and a white ostrich feather. Woman in center, facing backwards, wears a brown dress with an orange hat with blue accent and orange ostrich feather holding brown parasol. Woman on far right wears a red and pink dress with a cream hat trimmed with red ribbon and a white ostrich feather holding a pink parasol and one glove in her left hand. Text at bottom reads: “April 1879 Plate 1 / Le Monde Elégant”

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