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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Grey Jersey Evening Dress with Opera-Length Purple Net Gloves

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 in (height)

Description

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.

Inscription

[Right]: Schiap/grey jersey/drapes over/purple belt/back [Left]: red/velvet/purple net/gloves

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 28

Identifier

KA0039_V8p28-008

Citation

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.

Use Restrictions

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