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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Navy Point D'Esprit Women's Ensemble with Taffeta Slip

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8 in (height)

Description

Navy point d'esprit ("lace of spirit") women's ensemble featuring a calf-length dress with taffeta slip and a long-sleeved jacket with a shirred and puffed lapel. Sketch includes a view of the full ensemble worn with a cartwheel hat, as well as a smaller view of the dress worn without the jacket that shows short sleeves and a square neckline.

Inscription

[Right]: Main/shirred +/puffed [Left]: navy/point d'esprit/taffeta/skip

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 11

Identifier

KA0039_V8p11-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Navy Point D'Esprit Women's Ensemble with Taffeta Slip . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 25 May 2019.

Use Restrictions

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