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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Net Evening Dress with Gold Grape Appliqués

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Madeleine Vionnet (designer)

Date

circa 1939

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Black net evening dress featuring a sleeveless bodice with shirring under the neckline, black velvet bands around the neck and waist, and a full floor-length skirt featuring grapes, leaves, and stems of gold cloth appliqued throughout.

Inscription

Vionnet/velvet band/shirred/Blk net/gold cloth/grapes/leaves +/stems/appliquéd

Source

Images of similar gown (same but with black vs. gold grapes and panniers) can be found here: "Evening Gown: Madeleine Vionnet." The Metropolitan Museum of Art. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/159000.

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 12

Identifier

KA0039_V8p12-009

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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