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Fashion Plate

Fashion plate illustrating nineteenth century women's fashion. Two women in a forest. The one on the left wears a black tiered dress; the one on the right wears a white dress with red trim and many white ruffles. "Mme. Demorests Mirror of Fashions. / 838 Broadway N.Y. / August 1871"

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, 1871

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.4566

Medium or Technique

Ink and color on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Prints