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Parisian Costume Design
Parisian Costume Design
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Graphite And Watercolor On White Wove (Whatman) Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 211 x 142 mm (8 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Count Charles de Salis; Baskett and Day

Accession Number:
1986.2.14
Acquisition Date:
1986-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

Baskett & Day, London, 3 Dec - 17 Dec, 1985
CPLH, The Age of Revolution, 1789 - 1821, 1 Ap[ril - 29 May 1989.

Magazine of costume; mannered tall woman; slender figure; fur trim and fur collar; elaborate.

Fashion sketch of an elegant woman modeling post French Revolution attire, inspired by Greek and Roman style the model wears a military helmet with a crown of leaves and laurel, fur neck cape and elaborate oriental patterned shawl keep her warm, a flimsy red muslim dress with fur trim lies beneath.

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