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Fashion Plate

American
1863
Produced by Frank Leslie's Lady's Magazine (American, 1821–1880)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 31.8 x 22.9 cm (12 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4507

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Fashion plate illustrating nineteenth century women’s fashion. Women in various afternoon dresses of (from left to right) light blue, pink, pale orange and purple. “October 1863./Frank Leslie’s Ladie’s Magazine.” Left half of the complete plate (2009.4508 is right half)

Provenance

By about 2004, purchased by Susan Ward of Lexington, MA at an antique fair in Amherst, NH; purchased from Ward by Doris May of Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of May to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Doris May