Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.25 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)
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.
[Right]: Ch-/Blk velvet/skirt +/jacket/velvet/strips/pull through/ties/bow/coat/lined in/pink/crepe
[Left]: pink soutache/emb. lace
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 7
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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