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Fashion Plate

1825 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Hand-coloured fashion plate showing men's dress. A buff coloured redingote or travelling coat with a blue checked lining and lapels and a grebe skin collar, over a black frock coat and trousers, with a top hat. In the background, a man showing the back view of the coat and a woman in a black travelling cloak are shown walking towards a coach, with a coachman sitting on top.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
hand-coloured engraving
Brief Description
Fashion plate showing man with Alpaca frock coat, grebe cloth collar, lined with Stafford cloth. Trousers moderately fitted. Paris, 1825, from the Petit Courrier des Dames
Physical Description
Hand-coloured fashion plate showing men's dress. A buff coloured redingote or travelling coat with a blue checked lining and lapels and a grebe skin collar, over a black frock coat and trousers, with a top hat. In the background, a man showing the back view of the coat and a woman in a black travelling cloak are shown walking towards a coach, with a coachman sitting on top.
Marks and Inscriptions
Credit line
Given by the House of Worth
Object history
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.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964
Collection
Accession Number
E.22396:237-1957

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