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Fashion design - Éte 1898 - Robes de Ville
  • Éte 1898 - Robes de Ville
    Paquin, Jeanne, born 1869 - died 1936
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Éte 1898 - Robes de Ville

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (designed)

  • Date:

    early 1898 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.140-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 2

Physical description

Day dress, pale grey with lace insertion and black cravat bow at neck with blue accents, hat with a blue bow and bunch of cherries. One of a group of 53 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs for town wear for Summer 1897. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.

Place of Origin

Paris (designed)

Date

early 1898 (designed)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Drawing

Dimensions

Height: 32 cm drawing, Width: 25 cm

Descriptive line

Jeanne Paquin, Été 1898. Day dress, pale grey with lace insertion and black cravat bow at neck with blue accents, hat with a blue bow and bunch of cherries. Design for a town dress.

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; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

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

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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