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Fashion design - Tosca

Tosca

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936 (designer)
    Paquin Ltd (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.1918-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 38

Physical description

'Tosca.' Purple day dress with unusual and dramatic assymetrical front wrap closure edged with wide black braid.
1 of 92 dress designs for Summer 1910 bound in volumes.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936 (designer)
Paquin Ltd (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Dimensions

Height: 37.1 cm page approx, Width: 30 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Jeanne Paquin, Summer 1910. 'Tosca.' Purple day dress with unusual and dramatic assymetrical front wrap closure edged with wide black braid.
1 of 92 designs for Été 1910 bound in volumes.

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

Materials

Pen and ink and watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Fashion; Designs; Women's clothes; Clothing; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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