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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Evening Ensemble with Embellished Ruffles and "Alterboy" 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 7.75 in (height)

Description

Evening ensemble with a floor-length straight skirt (in cerise, black, or pink, according to the text) and a long-sleeved jacket with an embellished collar and ruffles at the wrists and waist, forming a peplum shape. Text mentions an "alterboy gown", which probably refers to the style of the coat that is shown next to the full ensemble. In partial color.

Inscription

[Right]: alterboy/gown/cerise skirt/Blk skirt [Left]: Schiap/(Pink + green for evening/combination)

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 26

Identifier

KA0039_V8p26-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Women's Evening Ensemble with Embellished Ruffles and "Alterboy" Coat. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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