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Promenade Dresses, plate 12, vol. 2, from Ackermann's Repository of Arts

Fashion plate depicting two women passing each other both wearing promenade dresses and carrying parasols. The women on the right is wearing a purple dress with the women on the left wearing a white dress with blue cross detail on back.


Misses Aimee and Rosamond Lamb; Gift to the MFA, May 14, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb in memory of their mother Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

English, August, 1809

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Etching with hand-applied color on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts