Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
Short-sleeved printed metallic taffeta evening dress with a floor-length skirt and bodice featuring darting, two rows of jewel buttons, and a fin effect on the upper chest that forms a slight cowl neckline. Sketch also includes a view of the back of the dress that shows a center seam, slight train, and a draped cape effect off the shoulders that leaves a section of the wearer's skin exposed from underneath.
[Right]: Lelong/print/metal/slight/cowl/darts/skin/c seam/tail/back
[Left]: fin effect/jewelled buttons
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 1
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Lucien Lelong. Printed Taffeta Evening Dress with Slight Cowl Neckline and Jewel Buttons.
1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 19 Oct 2019
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