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“Costume Parisien” Fashion Plates, from 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:

France, Paris

About this artwork

The European taste for imported luxuries is apparent in these fashion illustrations from Paris. In addition to a Kashmir-style shawl, the woman in the image on the right wears a dress trimmed with so-called Turkish ribbons.

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Title

“Costume Parisien” Fashion Plates, from the Journal of Ladies and Fashion

Origin

France

Date

Made 1804–1806

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

Credit Line

Textile Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1997.635.1-2

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