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Fashion Plate

Fashion plate illustrating nineteenth century women's fashion. A child, wearing a white dress with vertical maroon stripes, and two women, wearing a blue dress with pleated detailing and a gray dress with pleats adn pink ruching along the skirt, stand on patio overlooking nature. "Mme Demorest's...

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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, 1869

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts