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Framed fashion print

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)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, 1825–1900


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.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed paper, silk plain weave, with applied silk ribbon, metal frame


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Fashion illustration