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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. 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

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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