The New School Archives Digital Collections

Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketchesPrivate commissions (KA0067.03) ➔ Green Satin Evening Dress with Sea Shells

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Natacha Rambova (designer)
Mildred Orrick (artist)

Date

circa 1930

Work Type

sketches

Measurements

8.25 in (width) x 10.75 in (height)

Description

Green satin evening dress featuring a floor-length fishtail skirt and strips of fabric that wrap around the hips and form a wide bateau neckline. The strips continue to wrap around the upper arm and hang down past the hips. According to the inscription, the ends are embellished with sea shells. Fashion designer Natacha Rambova hired Orrick to produce this sketch and many others.

Inscription

green satin/sea shells/UNDINE

Related Terms

graphite

Location

box 5, folder 12

Identifier

KA0067_000014

Citation

Natacha Rambova; Mildred Orrick. Green Satin Evening Dress with Sea Shells . circa 1930. Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketches; Private commissions (KA0067.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 




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