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Fashion plate

probably English
November 1855


Height x width: 11 x 7 1/2 in. (28 x 19 cm)

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Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



Fashion plate depicting grhee women in a parlor setting looking over a map marked “Carte de Crimea.” Woman on far left facing backwards wears a blue velvet mantle trimmed with brown fur and fringe over a brown dress with blue flowers and a white bonnet. Woman in center wears a purple fur-trimmed bodice over a skirt of blue and white striped silk and red hair ornament. Woman on far right, seated, wears a black and pink bodice over a green skirt and a white bonnet with pink flowers. Text at bottom reads: “November 1855 Plate 2.”

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Source unidentified