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Print, Plate 398, Modes de Paris (Paris Fashion), Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes (Little Ladies' Mail, Fashion Journal)

This is a Print. It was published by Samuel and Joseph Fuller and made for Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes. It is dated July 5, 1826 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.



In the advertisement for Paris Fashions from 1830, Le Mercure de Salons describes their shawls as "Cachemir des Indes," or Indian cashmere. Shawls in both of these plates are denoted by their paisley borders.

This object was donated by Cooper Union Library. It is credited Gift of Cooper Union Library.

Its dimensions are

19.5 × 12.1 cm (7 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper margin, center: Modes de Paris; upper margin, right: 398.; lower margin, center: Petit Courrier des Dames / Boulevard des Italiens No. 2. L[?]près le passage de l'Opèra / Robe de gros de Naples, Chapeau de Crepe rose orne de Marabous; Inscribed in pen and black ink, verso, top left: July 5th 1826

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 398, Modes de Paris (Paris Fashion), Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes (Little Ladies' Mail, Fashion Journal); Published by Samuel and Joseph Fuller ; engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on cream paper; 19.5 × 12.1 cm (7 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Cooper Union Library; 1980-36-5217

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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