M2003X.6.4.453 | Ball Dress (from Lady's Magazine)

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Print - Fashion Plate
Ball Dress (from Lady's Magazine)
August 1824, 19th century
Hand-coloured etching on paper
21.3 x 13.4 cm
Gift of Mrs. J. G. Collard
© McCord Museum
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There are similarities between the Museum's evening gown (M20555.1-2) and models found in 1824-1825 fashion plates. For example, the high waist and the skirt decorations of the ball dress in this print from the July 1824 issue of Lady's Magazine resemble those of the McCord gown.