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Fashion Plate

Fashion plate illustrating nineteenth century women's fashion. One child (on the far left, wearing light brown with red detailing and holding a red ball), and four women in dresses of blue, light brown (with similar red detailing), green and purple. "Mme. Demorests Mirror of Fashions. / 473...

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Provenance

By about 2004, purchased by Susan Ward of Lexington, MA at an antique fair in Amherst, NH; purchased from Ward by Doris May of Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of May to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Doris May

American, 1860s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 31.8 x 22.9 cm (12 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4518

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Prints