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Fashion plate

English
April 1892
Published by The Season (English)


Dimensions

Height x width: 15 3/16 x 10 5/8 in. (38.5 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2480

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Fashion plate depicting two women. One on left, sitting in low chair with red cushion and facing backwards, wears a pink dress with low back and no hat. Woman standing on right, facing backwards, wears a green silk dress, trimmed with beaver fur. A small cartouche in the lower right corner shows the front of both dresses. Text at top reads: “VOLUME XI. – April, 1892.” Text at the bottom reads: “Pl. 920 / THE SEASON” Descriptive text at bottom reads, in three columns, “Ball Dress for Young Married Ladies. Striped gray gauze over pink silk slip. Steel passmenterie belt and plastron. Narrow pink crape flounce on skirt, frill of same round neck. Ribbon velvet bows. Pincess Shaped Evening Dress for Elder Ladies. Figured damask with narrow, beaver edging. Invisible fastening at side of the plain velvet panels. Cuffs and high collar to match. “

Credit Line

Source unidentified