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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Slipper Satin Evening Dress with Shirred Flounce Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black slipper satin evening dress featuring a draped bodice, sweetheart neckline, jewel embellished shoulder straps, and a floor-length shirred flounce skirt that starts at or below the knees. Sketch (partially colored) includes a small view of the back of the bodice and depicts the model holding a lit cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/drape/cut/jeweled/ornaments/land in/pleats [Left]: Blk slipper/satin

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 1

Identifier

KA0039_V8p01-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Black Slipper Satin Evening Dress with Shirred Flounce Skirt. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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