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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Net Evening Dress with Ruffled Skirt and Stiffened Butterfly Sleeves

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8 in (height)

Description

Black net evening dress featuring a belted waist, deep v-neckline, stiffened butterfly sleeves, and and a fitted floor-length skirt with rows of ruffles on the lower half that are edged with ciré piping. In color.

Inscription

Chanel/stiffened/Blk net/ciré/pipings

Source

Similar Chanel dress (not the same) may be found here: "Evening Dress: House of Chanel." The Metropolitan Museum of Art. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/81463.

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 16

Identifier

KA0039_V8p16-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. Black Net Evening Dress with Ruffled Skirt and Stiffened Butterfly Sleeves . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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