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Fashion postcard

Postcard with fashion illustration. Natural colored paper with uneven edges. Appears to be hand inked and water colored. Front has an image of a woman in a full-length purple dress wearing a wide-brimmed yellow hat with blue feathers and carrying a fur muff. Signed "Kaby" on the bottom right....

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Provenance

2001, sold by Blacksmith Antiques, Ogunquit Maine, to John Robbe; 2010, gift of John Robbe to MFA (Accession date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of John Robbe

French, about 1910

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm) Matted: 35.5 x 28 cm (14 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

2010.993

Medium or Technique

Ink and watercolor on paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Documentation