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Fashion design

Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    paris, France (designed)

  • Date:

    1953-1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worth (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.20697-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 206

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

One of a large collection of designs for costumes and accessories, some with additional sketches and examples of the fabrics used; and designs for fancy dress, theatrical costume etc. Also a reference collection of fashion plates of men's and women's costume, and miscellaneous engravings. Most mounted in volumes.

Place of Origin

paris, France (designed)

Date

1953-1954 (made)

Artist/maker

Worth (designers)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 32 cm page, Width: 23.8 cm page

Descriptive line

Design, Worth Collection, Hiver, 1953-54, Été, 1954, Robes d'Après-midi, Manteaux, Tailleurs, Robes de Soir.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"WORTH and PAQUIN, Houses of

Designs for costumes and accessories, some with additional sketches and examples of the fabrics used; and designs for fancy dress, theatrical costume etc. c.1865-1956. Also a reference collection of fashion plates of men's and women's costume, and miscellaneous engravings, chiefly French, late 18th century and 19th century. Most mounted in volumes.
Many of the costume designs are inscribed in ink or pencil with the title identifying the dress, with notes etc. and in some cases with the name of the client.
Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour; engravings, etchings, lithographs, and process engravings.
Various sizes
E.18-21039, 21193-21321, 21581-21583, 21604-21608, 21610-21673, 21694, 21695, 21706-21713, 21728-22396, 22397(39, 40, 50-58, 60-70, 80). 22398-23026-1957

Given by the House of Worth

Note: A large collection of photographs of the dresses designed by the Houses of Worth and Paquin is in the Victoria and Albert Museum library."

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Pen and ink

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Designs; Fashion

Collection code

PDP

Qr_O518161
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