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Fashion design - Florida

Florida

  • Object:

    Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    mid 1897 (made)

  • 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.53-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf C, box 1

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.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

mid 1897 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink drawing with some watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 31 cm drawing average, Width: 24 cm drawing

Descriptive line

Jeanne Paquin, Winter 1897. 'Florida' and 'Silvia'. Two jacket bodices for day dresses.

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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