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Fashion design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1923 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Ban, Jules (artist)
    Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured chalks, ink and other media on toned paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.2933-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 136

Physical description

Design for a black day dress and hat. The ankle length dress has a wrap-over draped skirt with further draping at the waist, the collar, wrists, and neckline trimmed with white lace. It is worn with a black cloche hat with a wide brim trimmed with black flowers and a short walking cane or tightly rolled umbrella.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1923 (made)

Artist/maker

de Ban, Jules (artist)
Lucile, born 1863 - died 1935 (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Coloured chalks, ink and other media on toned paper

Marks and inscriptions

'designed by de Ban / 23'
Signed and dated

'Copyright "Lucile" Ltd.'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 41.9 cm average size of sheets in set, Width: 27.3 cm average size of sheets in set

Descriptive line

Jules de Ban for Lucile Ltd., 1923. Design for a black day dress with elaborately draped skirt and waist.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Toned paper; Chalk; Ink

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Hat; Dress; Lace; Cane

Categories

Drawings; Fashion; Designs; Women's clothes; Clothing

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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