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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Satin Evening Dress with Red and Green Underskirt and Wrapped Yoke

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 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black satin evening dress with a loosely wrapped yoke, small buttons along each side of the bodice, and a floor-length skirt split open at a center seam to reveal a red and green underskirt. Sketch includes a full view of the ensemble (in color) on a model that appears to be smoking a cigarette, as well as a partial view of the back of the dress (in black and white) that reveals a deep v-neckline exposing the wearer's back.

Inscription

[Right]: Main/Blk satin/seam/split/underskirt/[very skirt?]/of red [meth?]/green [louter?] [Left]: shirred/loose/back

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 32

Identifier

KA0039_V8p32-008

Use Restrictions

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


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