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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Velvet Evening Dress with Gold Kid Leather Girdle and Side Slits

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Jeanne Lanvin (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black velvet full-length evening dress with a gold kid leather openwork girdle at the waist and slits at the sides of the skirt. The sleeves of the dress are made from long wide loops that partially cover the arms and feature shirring at the shoulders. Sketch also includes a back view of the dress showing an open slit across the center of the back bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Lanvin/Blk velvet/gold kid/open work/girdle/slit as sides [Right]: looped/+/shirred

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 5

Identifier

KA0039_V8p05-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Jeanne Lanvin. Black Velvet Evening Dress with Gold Kid Leather Girdle and Side Slits. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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