Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.5 in (width) x 8 in (height)
Grey jersey evening dress with a floor-length skirt draping over a purple belt, worn with opera-length purple net gloves with red velvet ties at the top. Sketch includes full view of the ensemble (in color) as well as a small view of the back of the dress (partially colored) revealing a deep v-neckline that exposes the wearer's back. Model is depicted with a lit cigarette.
[Right]: Schiap/grey jersey/drapes over/purple belt/back
[Left]: red/velvet/purple net/gloves
Kellen Design Archives
box 1, folder 28
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Grey Jersey Evening Dress with Opera-Length Purple Net Gloves.
1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 17 Sep 2019
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