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Fashion Plate

1829 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Two women in green and brown day dresses with large elaborately embroidered white pelerines and large hats, and a little girl in white with pink bonnet and sash. Hand-coloured fashion engraving


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
hand-coloured engraving
Brief Description
Two women in day dresses with large hats and whitework pelerine collars and a little girl. Hand-coloured fashion plate from Costumes Parisiens. Paris, 1829
Physical Description
Two women in green and brown day dresses with large elaborately embroidered white pelerines and large hats, and a little girl in white with pink bonnet and sash. Hand-coloured fashion engraving
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.22396:137-1957

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