- Museum number
- Object: Habit d'Hyver
Fashion plate showing a Frenchwoman in winter clothing; whole-length, standing directed to left, looking to right, with fur muff; lettered state. 1678
Etching with some engraving
- Production date
Height: 127 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 101 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Published in "Mercure Galant" Extraordinaire (supplementary) of January 1678.
This print and its pair (2014,7029.2) are the earliest dated examples of plates showing the new season's fashions; besides the captions on the plates themselves ther are fuller description in the text of the magazine.
Lit: John L Nevinson, "Origin and Early History of the Fashion Plate", in the United States National Museum Bulletin 250, Smithsonian Press, Washington DC, 1967.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2016, July-Nov, London, BM, "French Recent Acquisitions".
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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