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Fashion plate

French
about 1893
Published by Le Journal des Modes


Dimensions

Height x width: 13 9/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.5 x 24 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2478

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Fashion plate depicting two women in a romantic parlor setting with doves. Woman on the left wears a dress of blue and multicolored silk with a high neck and a small blue hat with yellow flowers or ribbons and white feathers. The woman on the right wears a red dress with a scalloped hem and a black hat with white ribbons, holding a white dove on her right hand. Text at bottom reads: “Printed in Paris / 2026 LE JOURNAL DES MODES Reproduction interdite / 142. Long Acre Covent Garden. W.C. / VELOUETTE is The Best substitute for Silk Velvet. / Alex Albert, editeur, 6 Rue Favart, Paris. S. Miller, London Imp. Bas.”

Credit Line

Source unidentified