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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Eggshell Evening Coat with Gold and Pearl Embroidery

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

Floor-length eggshell evening coat with long sleeves and a soft folded collar featuring a top button closure and gold and pearl embroidery in "corn" shapes (also covering the sleeves). Sketch (in color) also includes a back view of the coat that emphasizes the soft-folded collar.

Inscription

[Right]: Gold Pearl Emb./corn shapes/on/[tin?] cloth/eggshell/cloth [Left]: Schiap/soft fold

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 21

Identifier

KA0039_V8p21-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Eggshell Evening Coat with Gold and Pearl Embroidery . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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