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Fashion plate

French
about 1834
Published by Petit Courrier des Dames


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 7/16 x 6 3/16 in. (24 x 15.7 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2452

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Fashion plate depicting two women. Woman in foreground on right wears a green silk coat, possibly cut velvet or brocatde, with a red ribbon around the neck and a white bonnet (a gray dress is just visible at the hem). Woman in background facing backwards wears a brown coat with a pink bonnet. Text at top reads: “Modes de Paris. / No. 1103.” Handwritten in ink on righthand side: “black precisely like mine / excepting that I have / border(?) up the cape” Text at bottom reads: “Petit Courrier des Dames / Boulevard des Italiens No. 2. pres le passage de l’Opera / Capete en Satin Mme Rousselet rue de la Paix 28. Manteaux / en Pondichery brode Melles Rambac boulevard St. Denis 19. / Messrs S. & J. Fuller No. 34 Rathbone Place, London”

Credit Line

Source unidentified