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

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Evening ensemble featuring a three-quarters length white bengaline coat, floor-length chiffon skirt with sunburst pleating, and a navy chiffon blouse embroidered with navy and white beads. Sketch includes view of the full ensemble (in color) as well as a smaller view of the back of the jacket (in black and white) and the ensemble worn without the jacket (in color).

Inscription

[Right]: Main/white bengaline/coat/navy sunburst/pleated chiffon/skirt/navy chiffon/blouse emb./in white + blue/beads

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 31

Identifier

KA0039_V8p31-008

Use Restrictions

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


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