User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Gallerie des Modes et Costumes Français. 24e Cahier des Costumes Français, 18e Suite d'Habillemens à la mode en 1779. Z.141 "Silphide: Dans le Ballet des Elements."

Start collecting

Silphide: Dans le Ballet des Elements. Ballerina in Les Sylphides; partners with 44.1423.

Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to MFA 1944

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1779

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

41.3 x 26.0 cm (16 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.1422

Medium or Technique

Hand-colored engraving on laid paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Prints