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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Purple Velvet Evening Dress with Shirred Flounce Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Purple velvet evening dress featuring a sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice, embellished straps, red rose embellishments (shown on back view), and a floor-length shirred flounce skirt starting at or below the knee. In color.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/purple velvet/Back/red roses [Left]: shirred flounce

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 4

Identifier

KA0039_V8p04-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Purple Velvet Evening Dress with Shirred Flounce Skirt. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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