1934 – 1937
8.25 in (width) x 10.75 in (height)
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.
box 5, folder 8
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
There’s more! What you see on this site is only what is viewable online. Please visit our website to find out more about what’s in the archives.