La Mode éléganteArtist(s)V. MuchotObject 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
A fashion print with a standing woman in a green dress, a seated woman in black and grey and a child in blue.Physical Description
This colored engraving depicts two women and one child in elaborate dress. The central figure is a woman standing in a dark green dress decorated with lighter green trimmings. Her hair is gathered in a headpiece made up of green ribbons and pink flowers. To the right of her a woman in a black and grey dress sits on a burgundy chaise. The child standing on the left of the composition is outfitted in a navy blue and pale blue costume with a jacket trimmed in white. The child reaches toward something kept in the standing woman’s left hand.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printRights
If you are interested in using an image for a publication, please visit http://umma.umich.edu/request-image
for more information and to fill out the online Image Rights and Reproductions Request Form.
children (people by age group)
women (female humans)