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"Costume Parisien" Fashion Plates from Journal des Dames et Des Modes and Costume Parisien (The Journal of Ladies and Fashion)

A work made of .1 etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor on cream laid paper
.2 etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor and touches of metallic watercolor on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of .1 etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor on cream laid paper
.2 etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor and touches of metallic watercolor on cream wove paper.

Date:

1804 and 1806

Artist:

Paris, France

About this artwork

These French fashion plates illustrate the European taste for imported luxuries, particularly from Southeast Asia. In addition to wearing a Kashmir-style shawl, the woman depicted in the plate on the right wears a dress trimmed with so-called “Rubans Turcs” or Turkish ribbons.

Status

On View, Gallery 58

Department

Textiles

Title

"Costume Parisien" Fashion Plates from Journal des Dames et Des Modes and Costume Parisien (The Journal of Ladies and Fashion)

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date

Printed 1804

Medium

.1 Etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor on cream laid paper .2 Etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor and touches of metallic watercolor on cream wove paper

Dimensions

.1 172 × 93 mm (image); 182 × 111 mm (plate); 189 × 117 mm (sheet) .2 173 × 96 mm (image); 181 × 112 mm (plate); 210 × 120 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Textile Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1997.635.1-2

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