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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

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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