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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Blue Crêpe Evening Dress with Fringe Layered Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)

Description

Back view of a blue crepe evening dress featuring a floor-length skirt consisting of two layers of long fringe and a sleeveless bodice featuring fringe strips that are crossed at the center of the back. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a small view of the front of the dress that shows a v-neckline, drop shoulders, and an insert belt that is 1 1/2" wide.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/Blue crêpe/front/drop/shoulder/insert/belt/1 1/2"/wide [Left]: JC/crossed/strips/of fringe/2 layers/fringe

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 51

Identifier

KA0039_V9p51-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Blue Crêpe Evening Dress with Fringe Layered Skirt . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 May 2019.

Use Restrictions

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