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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Wool Women's Ensemble with Cellophane Details on Jacket

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related person/organization

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Women's black wool suit featuring a two-thirds length jacket with three circles around the waist pocket and under the neckline, which are outlined with cellophane embroidery on the edges and across the pocket slit. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a view of the dress worn under the jacket, which features a ciré satin top, four buttons on the waist, and a long wrap skirt with cellophane embroidery around the edges. Sketch is in black graphite with the exception of a bright pink hat worn by the model (possibly a fedora).

Inscription

[Right]: mol/cellophane emb/edge/+ around slit/Dress/seam/ciré/satin/top/4 buttons/cellophane/emb/side?/front/of/skirt/ [Left]: seam/Blk wool/suit/2/3 length/jacket

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 5

Identifier

KA0039_V8p05-002

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc. Black Wool Women's Ensemble with Cellophane Details on Jacket. 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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