Le Bon Ton. Journal de Modes, pl. 90

Accession Number

Le Bon Ton. Journal de Modes, pl. 90

C. Thierry

Object Creation Date
circa 1870

Medium & Support
wood engraving with hand coloring on paper

12 in x 9 1/2 in (30.48 cm x 24.13 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Subject 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

Primary Object Type
color print

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dresses (garments)
fans (costume accessories)
fashion (concept)
women (female humans)

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