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Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketchesPrivate commissions (KA0067.03) ➔ Himation Style Pleated Evening Dress

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related person/organization

Mildred Orrick (designer)

Date

1934 – 1937

Work Type

sketches

Measurements

8.25 in (width) x 10.75 in (height)

Description

Finely pleated evening dress inspired by a type of Ancient Greek garment known as a "himation". The dress features a floor-length skirt, wrapped bodice, one short kimono sleeve, and a panel of fabric that drapes over the proper left shoulder and extends down towards the knees. The sketch also includes a small view of the back of the dress that shows a plunging cowl neckline.

Related Terms

graphite

Location

box 5, folder 8

Identifier

KA0067_000184

Citation

Mildred Orrick. Himation Style Pleated Evening Dress. 1934 – 1937. Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketches; Private commissions (KA0067.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Apr 2019.

Use Restrictions

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