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Fashion plate

French
about 1834
Published by Petit Courrier des Dames


Dimensions

Height x width: 9 5/16 x 6 3/16 in. (23.7 x 15.7 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2453

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Fashion plate depicting two women. Woman in on left wears a white dress printed with blue, red, and yellow print, tartan belt at waist, bows at cuffs, and scarf with a white bonnet with green ostrich feathers, holding a handkerchief in right hand. Woman seated on bench on right facing backwards wears a white full sleeved dress with purple trim and purple plaid belt and scarf with a white bonnet with purple ostrich feathers. Text at top reads: “Modes de Paris. / No. 1081.” Handwritten in ink on left side: “Ribbons around the neck / all the rage” Text at bottom reads: “Petit Courrier des Dames / Boulevard des Italiens No. 2. pres le passage de l’Opera / Chapeau en paille de riz(?). Robe en Organdi brode en Laine, Ruban Echarpe. / Messrs S. & J. Fuller No. 34 Rathbone Place, London”

Credit Line

Source unidentified