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Fashion design - Hiver 1899

Hiver 1899

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    late 1899 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink drawing with some watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.286-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 5

Physical description

Ballgown for the Princess O.D. Lace and mousseline with trail of large artificial flowers arranged around neckline, bodice and trailing down front facing of skirt and partially along hem. One of a group of 60 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs for Winter 1897. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

late 1899 (designed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink drawing with some watercolour

Dimensions

Width: 24 cm, Height: 32 cm

Descriptive line

Jeanne Paquin, Winter 1899. Ballgown for the Princess O.D. Lace and mousseline with trail of large artificial flowers arranged around neckline, bodice and trailing down front facing of skirt and partially along hem.

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

Drawing

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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