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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Printed Taffeta Evening Dress with Slight Cowl Neckline and Jewel Buttons

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Lucien Lelong (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

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.

Inscription

[Right]: Lelong/print/metal/slight/cowl/darts/skin/c seam/tail/back [Left]: fin effect/jewelled buttons

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 1

Identifier

KA0039_V8p01-004

Citation

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. 20 Aug 2019.

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