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Vigée Lebrun

Fashion Design
1899 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'Vigée Lebrun'. Ballgown, palest purple chiffon with wide bands of rococo-style eighteennth century style embroidery showing looped ribbons and floral motifs, layered and draped lace bodice trimmed with pink bows and chiffon. One of a group of 41 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs for Summer 1899. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.


object details
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Object Type
Additional TitleÉté 1899 (named collection)
Materials and Techniques
pen and ink drawing with some watercolour
Brief Description
Jeanne Paquin, Summer 1899. 'Vigée Lebrun'. Ballgown, palest purple chiffon with wide bands of rococo-style eighteennth century style embroidery showing looped ribbons and floral motifs, layered and draped lace bodice trimmed with pink bows and chiffon.

Physical Description
'Vigée Lebrun'. Ballgown, palest purple chiffon with wide bands of rococo-style eighteennth century style embroidery showing looped ribbons and floral motifs, layered and draped lace bodice trimmed with pink bows and chiffon. One of a group of 41 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs for Summer 1899. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.
Dimensions
  • Drawing height: 31cm
  • Drawing width: 24cm
Mounted on cardboard measuring 36.5cm by 28cm.
Credit line
Given by the House of Worth
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
Collection
Accession Number
E.261-1957

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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