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Fashion Plate

American
1873
Published 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

2009.4510

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. Two women, depicted only from the shoulders up, wearing elaborate hats. Between and below them are illustrations of a floral hat with a long black ribbon and two pink and white bodices. “Frank Leslie’s Lady’s Magazine”

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