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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Blue Crêpe Women's Ensemble with Coral Soutache Embroidery and Tassels

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Elsa Schiaparelli (designer)

Date

circa 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.5 in (height)

Description

Blue crêpe 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.

Inscription

Schiap/Blue crêpe/suit/coral soutache/emb/coral tassels (balls)/+ soutache/soutache/emb/Blue/crêpe/dress/shirred/darts

Source

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.

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 4

Identifier

KA0039_V8p04-002

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Blue Crêpe 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.

Use Restrictions

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