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Hiver 1897

Fashion Design
mid 1897 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Two designs for black winter jackets with leg o'mutton sleeves. The upper jacket has a fur collar and facings and turned back cuffs, but is otherwise untrimmed. It is shown with a pale brown hat trimmed with pale pink fabric and brown feathers. The lower jacket has three decorative buttons but is otherwise untrimmed. It is shown with a hand muff, a vivid pink cravat bow at the neck, and a grey toque trimmed with two large bows in matching pink. One of a group of 85 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs for Winter 1897. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
pen and ink drawing with some watercolour
Brief description
Jeanne Paquin, Winter 1897. Two short jackets with leg o'mutton sleeves.
Physical description
Two designs for black winter jackets with leg o'mutton sleeves. The upper jacket has a fur collar and facings and turned back cuffs, but is otherwise untrimmed. It is shown with a pale brown hat trimmed with pale pink fabric and brown feathers. The lower jacket has three decorative buttons but is otherwise untrimmed. It is shown with a hand muff, a vivid pink cravat bow at the neck, and a grey toque trimmed with two large bows in matching pink. One of a group of 85 fashion designs bound in a volume of Paquin designs for Winter 1897. Most in pen and ink with touches of watercolour, some with names, details, and fabric swatches attached.
Dimensions
  • Drawing height: 31cm (average)
  • Drawing width: 24cm
Mounted on cardboard measuring 36.5cm by 28cm.
Credit line
Given by the House of Worth
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.31-1957

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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