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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ White Net Evening Dress with Black Velvet Leaf Appliqués

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Madeleine Vionnet (designer)

Date

circa 1938

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Evening dress featuring white net over a silver metallic slip and black velvet leaves appliqued throughout the floor-length skirt. (Sketch is shaded using purple graphite, but true colors are indicated in text.) The white net halter piece covers a silver bodice and ties around the neck with a black velvet band that is attached within casing.

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/velvet band/casing-/net/white/net/over/silver/metal/Blk velvet/leaves appliquéd. [Left]: silver

Source

Image of a very similar dress may be found here: "Madeleine Vionnet." The Red List. http://theredlist.com/wiki-2-23-1185-1188-view-epure-profile-madeleine-vionnet-2.html#photo.

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 1

Identifier

KA0039_V8p01-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. White Net Evening Dress with Black Velvet Leaf Appliqués. circa 1938. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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