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Robespierre

Fashion Design
early 1898 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'Robespierre'. Black cloth walking dress with green and lilac plaid silk bow and high necked bodice infill, shown with a black fur muff and feathered hat. One of a group of 76 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs mainly for evening gowns for Summer 1898. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleÉte 1898 - Robes de Bal (named collection)
Materials and Techniques
pen and ink drawing with some watercolour
Brief Description
Jeanne Paquin, Été 1898. 'Robespierre'. Black cloth walking dress with green and lilac plaid silk bow and high necked bodice infill, shown with a black fur muff and feathered hat.
Physical Description
'Robespierre'. Black cloth walking dress with green and lilac plaid silk bow and high necked bodice infill, shown with a black fur muff and feathered hat. One of a group of 76 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs mainly for evening gowns for Summer 1898. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.
Dimensions
  • Height: 32cm
  • Width: 25
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.197-1957

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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