Herbert Sondheim, Inc
5.5 in (width) x 8.5 in (height)
Blue crÃªpe women's ensemble featuring a long-sleeved jacket with coral soutache embroidery and tassels along the front of the jacket and covering its stand-up collar. Sketch includes a view of the full ensemble in color in addition to a second image in black graphite to show the knee-length belted dress that goes underneath the jacket, which features darting at the sides and shirring around the armholes. Model is depicted wearing a matching blue cone hat with feather.
Schiap/Blue crÃªpe/suit/coral soutache/emb/coral tassels (balls)/+ soutache/soutache/emb/Blue/crÃªpe/dress/shirred/darts
Similar Schiaparelli jacket may be found here:
"Ensemble: Elsa Schiaparelli." The Metropolitan Museum of Art. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/155854?rpp=30&pg=2&ft=millicent+rogers&pos=43.
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 4
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Blue CrÃªpe Women's Ensemble with Coral Soutache Embroidery and Tassels .
circa 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 16 Sep 2019
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