Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
Women's evening ensemble with a black ottoman jacket featuring black plastic high-hat buttons, waist pockets, and a velvet bow at the neck. Sketch includes a view of the full ensemble (in color) in addition to a sketch of the back of the ensemble and the front of the black crÃªpe dress without the jacket (both in black graphite only). The back view shows two velvet bows at the waist and a velvet bow that holds draping at the bottom of the skirt. The front view of the dress shows a sweetheart neckline and thin straps. Model is depicted holding a lit cigarette.
[Right]: Schiap/velvet bow/on band/Blk crÃªpe/dress/front
[Left]: Blk ottoman/jacket/blk plastique/high hat/buttons/2/velvet/bows/velvet/bow/holds/drape
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 13
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Black CrÃªpe Women's Evening Ensemble with Ottoman Jacket, High-Hat Buttons, and Velvet Bows.
1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 18 Oct 2019
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