Le Bon Ton. Journal de Modes, pl. 90Artist(s)C. ThierryObject Creation Datecirca 1870Medium & Supportwood engraving with hand coloring on paperDimensions
12 in x 9 1/2 in (30.48 cm x 24.13 cm)Credit LineGift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. SpinkSubject matter
Fashion print with two women and one young girl in elaborate dress on a balcony.Physical Description
This colored engraving features two women and a young girl in elaborate dress on a balcony overlooking a vista with mountains in the distance. The woman on the left is seen seated from behind wearing a green dress accented in black ribbons and a black lace-like fabric. The young girl to the right of her leans over the balcony railing and dons a beige dotted dress trimmed with brown. The woman on the right of the composition wears an elaborate white dress with vertical ribbon accents and a hat decorated with pink flowers with green leaves. She holds an unopened fan in her left hand and looks toward the two other figures. Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printRights
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fans (costume accessories)
women (female humans)