Print illustrating a design for a woman's woven silk skirt

French
1850–55
For Champagne & Rougier, Printed by Jacomme & Cie.


Dimensions

Height x width: 12 3/16 x 10 5/8 in. (30.9 x 27 cm)

Accession Number

2007.959

Medium or Technique

Lithograph with hand-applied color and pencil

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Hand-colored (watercolor, with gouache and pencil) print showing a woman’s evening dress, with skirt woven à la disposition; the design is of gray, white and dark green floral garlands, which increase in scale toward the hem, against a pale green ground. Caption: “Champagne & Rougier / Lyon”.

Markings

Imp. Jacomme & Cie. r de Lancry, 12, Paris

Provenance

With private dealer in Lyon, France; purchased by donor prior to 2007; gift to MFA (Accession date: December 12, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman