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Costume print from Musée des Familles

French (Paris)

Object Place: Paris, France


18.58 x 26.83 cm (7 5/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Engraved, hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Hand-colored engraved plate from Musée des Familles. Four young women, one young man in fancy dress indoors: woman on left in dress with blue skirt, yellow apron, white top, black vest, and white headpiece, woman in black, red, and yellow dress with matching hat, boy in black coat and pants with pink waistcoat, woman in white and blue dress with white hairpiece, and woman in white, pink, and yellow dress. Text on top: “Modes Vraies, Travail en famille.” Engraved by Barreau after Laure Noel. Printer: Grognet. Condition: Fair. Small stains at top edge. Rip in title at top edge.

Credit Line

Estate of Jane Peters Guild, Boston