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"Paysanne de Biscarosse (Landes)"

Hand colored engraved plate from Musée de Costumes (no. 367), France 87: "Paysanne de Biscarosse (Landes)". Woman spinning, wearing wooden shoes, pink striped underskirt, cream colored overskirt, blue kerchief.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice Williams Pearse

French (Paris), mid-19th century

Object Place

Paris, France

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Medium or Technique

Hand colored engraved plate


Textiles and Fashion Arts