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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (published)

  • Date:

    c.1860 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Camille (Madame) (fashion designer)
    Deray, Daniel (fashion designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.22396:453-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf D, box 15

Physical description

A bride and her mother in an interior. The bride wears a veil and a white dress, the skirt and sleeves with multiple layered lace flounces, her mother wears a blue dress with a four-founced skirt. A prayer book is on the table at the bride's hand.

Place of Origin

France (published)

Date

c.1860 (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Camille (Madame) (fashion designer)
Deray, Daniel (fashion designer)

Materials and Techniques

hand-coloured engraving

Object history note

This print is part of a very large collection of reference material including fashion plates, engravings, original drawings and illustrations that were collected by the fashion design house of Paquin at the turn of the 19th/20th centuries. Many bear the stamp of Paquin's archivist at the time. They were acquired by the V&A in 1957 when, following the closure of the combined houses of Paquin and Worth, the Worth/Paquin archives and design books were donated to the Museum.

Descriptive line

White lace wedding dress by Daniel Deray and mother of the bride dress by Camille. Les Modes Parisiennes, c.1860

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

Printing ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Engraving; Hand-colouring

Categories

Fashion; Prints; Fashion plates; Women's clothes; Hair and hairstyles; Hats & headwear; Marriage; Day wear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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