Requires Photography

Fashion plate

April 1879
Published by Le Monde Elégant


Height x width: 10 7/8 x 8 1/16 in. (27.7 x 20.5 cm)

Accession Number


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Fashion plate depicting three women in room open to outdoors. Woman on far left wears a brown dress with blue buttons, yellow gloves, and a hat with white, orange, and red ostrich feathers. Woman in center faces to the left in profile, wearing a light blue dress trimmed with red and a white hat with blue ostrich feather and bow and orange floral flourish, holding light blue parasol in right hand. Woman on far right wears a black visite over a light brown dress, brown hat trimmed with black ribbon, and a brown parasol. Text at bottom reads: “April 1879 Plate 2 / Le Monde Elégant”

Credit Line

Source unidentified