Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
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.
[Right]: Mainbocher/drape/cut/jeweled/ornaments/land in/pleats
[Left]: Blk slipper/satin
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 1
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. 18 Aug 2019
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