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Fashion plate

about 1834
Published by Petit Courrier des Dames


Height x width: 9 1/4 x 6 3/16 in. (23.5 x 15.7 cm)

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Europe, Prints and Drawings



Fashion plate depicing two women. Woman on left facing forward wears a light blue dress with wide sleeves and huge fichu, holding white handkerchief in right hand, long chain with slide ornament on bodice, and a yellow bonnet. Woman on right, seated and facing backwards, wears a white dress with yellow bonnet with green flowers. Text at top reads: “Modes de Paris / No. 1070.” Handwritten in ink on left side: “of very fashionable form for capet.” Text at bottom reads: “Petit Courrier des Dames: / Boulevard des Italiens No 2. 1 pres le passage de l’Opera. / Chapeau en paille d’Italie orne de fleurs. Robe en taffetas de / Siam. Canesou en Mousseline brodee / Messrs S. & J. Fuller No. 34. Rathbone Place, London”

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