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Fashion Plate

1 January 1862 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Engraving showing a woman in a wedding dress and veil, white with lace frills, standing far left, a woman seated on a sofa in a pink evening dress trimmed with roses, and behind the sofa, two women in evening dress with elaborate hairstyles shown from the back and side.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
hand-coloured engraving
Brief Description
Heloïse Leloir. Wedding dress and evening dresses and hairstyles. La Corbeille, France, 1 January 1862
Physical Description
Engraving showing a woman in a wedding dress and veil, white with lace frills, standing far left, a woman seated on a sofa in a pink evening dress trimmed with roses, and behind the sofa, two women in evening dress with elaborate hairstyles shown from the back and side.
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.22396:535-1957

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