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Fashion Plate

1780s (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Colour print showing women's costume. The print depicts a woman wearing a dress with yellow and white stripes, trimmed with white lace, a bonnet with feathers and holding a muff in her right hand. The woman is shown full-length, in profile, her left hand raised.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hand-coloured engraving on paper
Brief Description
Fashion plate showing women's costume. Hand-coloured engraving, France, 1780s.
Physical Description
Colour print showing women's costume. The print depicts a woman wearing a dress with yellow and white stripes, trimmed with white lace, a bonnet with feathers and holding a muff in her right hand. The woman is shown full-length, in profile, her left hand raised.
Dimensions
  • Cut to approx. height: 18.3cm
  • Cut to approx. width: 10.6cm
Measured by SH 26/07/2010.
Marks and Inscriptions
'M x' (Inscribed)
Credit line
Given by Mr James Laver CBE
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.990-1959

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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