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Print, Plate 19, Costume Parisien (Parisian Costume), Journal des Dames et des Modes (Journal of Ladies and Fashion)

This is a Print. It was designed by Carle Vernet and published by Pierre-Antoine Leboux de La Mésangère and made for Journal des Dames et des Modes. We acquired it in 1980. Its medium is engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.



At the height of the shawl’s popularity in France, women were described as "well draped" as opposed to "well dressed." Shawl folding and draping became a necessary skill for the fashionable woman.

This object was donated by Cooper Union Library.

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Print, Plate 19, Costume Parisien (Parisian Costume), Journal des Dames et des Modes (Journal of Ladies and Fashion); Designed by Carle Vernet (French, 1758–1836); engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on off-white paper; 1980-36-2426

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

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