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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Set of Sketches Depicting an Evening Coat, Evening Cape, and Two Evening Dresses

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

8.5 in (width) x 11 in (height)

Description

Set includes seven sketches depicting four different garments. Clockwise from top left: white organdie evening coat; front and back views of a check taffeta evening dress with pleating and a bow around the neck; front and back views of an evening dress of unknown fabric with a bow around the neck and a slight peplum detail on front; front and back views of a white elbow-length organdie evening cape.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/check taffeta/eve dress [Left]: white organdie/eve coat/wh. organdie/evening cape

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 3

Identifier

KA0039_V8p03-001

Use Restrictions

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


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