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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Ensemble with Plaid Wool Dress and Coat

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Elsa Schiaparelli (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Calf-length plaid wool dress featuring a belted waist and two rows of military-inspired buttons across the front center bodice. Ensemble also features a matching plaid wool coat with corduroy lining and inverted pleats that are released on the sleeves. Sketch includes a front view of the full ensemble as well as smaller views of the back of the jacket, the dress worn without the jacket, and the back of the model's head, which shows a disc hat with netting.

Inscription

[Right]: Schiap/plaid/wool/coat/+/dress/coat lined/corduroy/corduroy/[vestae?]/dress [Left]: net/caps/under/hat/inverted/pleat/released/fins

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 18

Identifier

KA0039_V8p18-003

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Women's Ensemble with Plaid Wool Dress and Coat . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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