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Fashion postcard

French
about 1910


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm) Matted: 35.5 x 28 cm (14 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

2010.993

Medium or Technique

Ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Documentation

Postcard with fashion illustration. Natural colored paper with uneven edges. Appears to be hand inked and water colored. Front has an image of a woman in a full-length purple dress wearing a wide-brimmed yellow hat with blue feathers and carrying a fur muff. Signed “Kaby” on the bottom right. Matted, secured inside mat window by photo corners.

Back of postcard reads:

“CARTE POSTALE
La correspondance au recto n’est pas acceptee par tous les pays etrangers (se renseigner a la poste)

Correspondance | Adresse
 m_________”

Caption along side (back) reads:
“M (with illegible superscript) HAUTECOEUR 35, AV. DE L’OPERA”

Provenance

2001, sold by Blacksmith Antiques, Ogunquit Maine, to John Robbe; 2010, gift of John Robbe to MFA (Accession date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of John Robbe