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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

2009.4512

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. Three women, depicted from the shoulder and waist up, wearing various examples of lace hats and capes. There are also illustrations of a white lace blouse and lace bonnet with purple ribbon. “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