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Fashion Plate

1816 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Hand-coloured fashion engraving. Back view of a white day dress with multiple-puffed sleeves and frilly whitework neck ruff, straw bonnet trimmed with ears of wheat and leaves; and front view of a light purple dress with low neckline and short puff sleeves, worn over a long-sleeved white underdress and tucker, with interwoven bands or plaid woven fabric around the hem. Bonnet with feathers and bows in the same colours.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
hand-coloured engraving
Brief Description
F. Neubauer. Two day dresses. Hand-coloured fashion plate from Costumes Parisiens. Paris, 1816.
Physical Description
Hand-coloured fashion engraving. Back view of a white day dress with multiple-puffed sleeves and frilly whitework neck ruff, straw bonnet trimmed with ears of wheat and leaves; and front view of a light purple dress with low neckline and short puff sleeves, worn over a long-sleeved white underdress and tucker, with interwoven bands or plaid woven fabric around the hem. Bonnet with feathers and bows in the same colours.
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.22396:74-1957

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