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Fashion design - Hiver 1897

Hiver 1897

  • 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.33-1957

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Front and back views of an evening cape with thickly ruched and gathered yoke and ruffles, the body of the cape puffed about the upper torso and falling into a cut-away flounce. Large bow at neck. 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. Front and back views of a gathered and puffed evening cape

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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