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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

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Set of Sketches Depicting an Evening Coat, Evening Cape, and Two Evening Dresses. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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