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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Evening Ensemble with Embroidered Navy Wool Coat and Chiffon Pleated Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)

Description

Evening ensemble featuring a navy wool fly front coat with a bead embroidered collar and pockets, a floor-length chiffon skirt with sunburst pleating, and a navy chiffon blouse embroidered with transparent paillettes along with navy and white chalk beads. Sketch includes view of the full ensemble (in color) as well as smaller views (in black and white) of the back of the jacket and the blouse worn without the jacket.

Inscription

[Right]: Main/[lt?] navy wool/coat- fly/front/collar + pockets emb./in beands/chiffon sunburst/pleated skirt/[?]blouse/of navy chiffon/emb in transparent/paillettes/navy + white/chalk beads [Left]: Back

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 30

Identifier

KA0039_V8p30-007

Use Restrictions

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


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