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Framed fashion print

American
1825–1900


Dimensions

Length x width: 27.9 x 20.3 cm (11 x 8 in.) Framed: 33 x 21.6 cm (13 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.501

Medium or Technique

Printed paper, silk plain weave, with applied silk ribbon, metal frame

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Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Fashion illustration

Framed c.1825 fashion plate titled “Sea Side Dress”, set in an oval goldtone frame and surrounded by cream ribbed silk embroidered with polychrome ribbon work in a floral pattern. Framing probably dates later, circa 1900.

Provenance

1994, by inheritence to an anonymous collector from her mother; 2011, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift