Framed c.1825 fashion plate titled "Sea Side Dress", set in an oval goldtone frame and surrounded by cream ribbed silk embroidered with polychrome ribbon work in a floral pattern. Framing probably dates later, circa 1900.
1994, by inheritence to an anonymous collector from her mother; 2011, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)
Length x width: 27.9 x 20.3 cm (11 x 8 in.) Framed: 33 x 21.6 cm (13 x 8 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed paper, silk plain weave, with applied silk ribbon, metal frame