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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ American Beauty Net and Satin Evening Dress with Large Satin Shoulder Loops

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

American beauty (pink) net and satin evening dress featuring a floor-length full skirt with a satin back panel, satin band at the waist, and a bodice featuring draping details on the front chest area and shirring on the back. Satin bands around the armholes form oversized loops on the shoulders and also cover the edge of the bodice's back (as shown in separate sketch showing a back view). In color.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/amer. beauty/net + satin/draped/Back/satin/shirred/satin/panel/back [Left]: Satin band/around arm/forms loop on/shoulder

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 13

Identifier

KA0039_V8p13-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. American Beauty Net and Satin Evening Dress with Large Satin Shoulder Loops . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Nov 2019.

Use Restrictions

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