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Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    France (published)

  • Date:

    1836 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lanté, Louis-Marie, born 1789 (artist)
    Mondain (engraver)
    Camille (Madame) (fashion designer)
    Benoit et Dégremont (tailors)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Male and female dress. Man wearing a chocolate-brown 'surtout Crispin' overcoat with cape and wide fur lapels, and a top-hat by Cherry, with a walking stick. Woman in a green striped redingote robe with frills and pelerine collar, and brown bonnet trimmed with green bindings and feathers.

Place of Origin

France (published)


1836 (published)


Lanté, Louis-Marie, born 1789 (artist)
Mondain (engraver)
Camille (Madame) (fashion designer)
Benoit et Dégremont (tailors)

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

Louis-Marie Lanté and Mondain. Man's overcoat by Benoit et Dégremont and woman's day dress by Mme Camille, Paris. Published in La Gazette des Salons, 1836

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


Printing ink; Watercolour


Engraving; Hand-colouring


Fashion; Prints; Fashion plates; Hats & headwear; Men's clothes; Women's clothes; Day wear; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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