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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Evening Dress Featuring Pink Soutache and Lace Bodice with Black Velvet Skirt and Jacket

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Evening gown with a black velvet floor-length full skirt and bodice embellished with pink soutache and lace, as well as two black velvet straps that pull through the bodice to form a black bow at the top center. Sketch includes a view of the front of the dress in color in addition to a black graphite depiction of a matching long-sleeved jacket, described as black velvet with pink crepe interior.

Inscription

[Right]: Ch-/Blk velvet/skirt +/jacket/velvet/strips/pull through/ties/bow/coat/lined in/pink/crepe [Left]: pink soutache/emb. lace

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 7

Identifier

KA0039_V8p07-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. Evening Dress Featuring Pink Soutache and Lace Bodice with Black Velvet Skirt and Jacket. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Oct 2019.

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