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Florida

Fashion Design
mid 1897 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

'Florida' and 'Silvia'. Two jacket bodices for day dresses. Florida, on the left, a fitted jacket with buttons and wide lapels and collar faced with heavily ribbed or densely pleated fabric. Silvia, on the right, a bodice with four pairs of frogs on the front and turned back lapels. One of a group of 85 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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional Titles
  • Silvia (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
pen and ink drawing with some watercolour
Brief Description
Jeanne Paquin, Winter 1897. 'Florida' and 'Silvia'. Two jacket bodices for day dresses.
Physical Description
'Florida' and 'Silvia'. Two jacket bodices for day dresses. Florida, on the left, a fitted jacket with buttons and wide lapels and collar faced with heavily ribbed or densely pleated fabric. Silvia, on the right, a bodice with four pairs of frogs on the front and turned back lapels. One of a group of 85 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.
Dimensions
  • Drawing height: 31cm (average)
  • Drawing width: 24cm
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.53-1957

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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