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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1780s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr James Laver CBE

  • Museum number:

    E.990-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 130

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.

Place of Origin

France (printed)

Date

1780s (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'M x'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 18.3 cm cut to approx., Width: 10.6 cm cut to approx.

Descriptive line

Fashion plate showing women's costume. Hand-coloured engraving, France, 1780s.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Hand-colouring; Engraving

Subjects depicted

Dress; Muff; Woman; Clothing

Categories

Fashion plates; Prints; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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