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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Women's Suit with White Organdie Flower Lei

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (width)

Description

Black crepe women's suit featuring a belted waist, calf-length straight skirt,"lei" of white organdie flowers around the neckline, and long sleeves that are "crushed up" to the elbows. Sketch also includes small views of a matching jacket and the back of the bodice, which shows that the lei ties behind the neck with a bow.

Inscription

[Right]: blk crêpe/suit/lei of white/organide/flowers/crushed/up/sleeves [Left]: Main/Back dress/ties/in back/with/bow

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 7

Identifier

KA0039_V8p07-005

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Black Cr̻pe Women's Suit with White Organdie Flower Lei. 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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