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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black and White Polka Dot Taffeta Dress with White Taffeta Gilet and Bow

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black and white polka dot taffeta dress with a calf-length straight skirt, long sleeves with seams near the armholes, jeweled buttons on the center of the bodice, and a white taffeta gilet that appears to tie into a large bow at the neck. Sketch also includes a detailed view of the gilet that shows that the ends come down to wrap and tie around the waist. Model wears a breton hat.

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/blk + white/polka/dot/taffeta/white/taffeta/gilet/ties bow/jewelled buttons [Left]: seam/gilet/ends/twist/with front/pulls/thru/+ tie

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 20

Identifier

KA0039_V8p20-002

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Black and White Polka Dot Taffeta Dress with White Taffeta Gilet and Bow. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

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