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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

2009.4513

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 shoulders up), wearing various trends in hats. On the bottom- a white lace top with heavy black detailing, a small teal bow, and a yellow, shawl-style top with a white collar. “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