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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Knee-Length Dress with Wrapped Bodice

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Cristobal Balenciaga (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Sleeveless black crepe dress featuring a knee-length skirt with loose panel and crop top with bands of fabric that cross on the front and back and tie into bow at the waist. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a small view of the back of the bodice and depicts the model wearing a fuchsia brimmed hat.

Inscription

[Right]: Balen/Blk crêpe/darts [Left]: seams/twists/around in back/loose panel

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 8

Identifier

KA0039_V8p08-005

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Cristobal Balenciaga. Black Cr̻pe Knee-Length Dress with Wrapped Bodice. 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 26 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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