Herbert Sondheim, Inc
5.25 in (width) x 8 in (height)
Navy point d'esprit ("lace of spirit") women's ensemble featuring a calf-length dress with taffeta slip and a long-sleeved jacket with a shirred and puffed lapel. Sketch includes a view of the full ensemble worn with a cartwheel hat, as well as a smaller view of the dress worn without the jacket that shows short sleeves and a square neckline.
[Right]: Main/shirred +/puffed
[Left]: navy/point d'esprit/taffeta/skip
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 11
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Navy Point D'Esprit Women's Ensemble with Taffeta Slip .
1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 19 Jul 2019
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