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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Pink and Blue Beaded Embroidery in Flower Motifs

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

Black crepe evening dress with a floor-length flared skirt, sweetheart neckline, thin straps, and gold metal strip at the end of the skirt featuring pink and blue beaded embroidery in flower motifs. Sketch (partially colored) includes view of the front of the dress as well as a partial view of the back revealing seams.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/Blk crêpe/gold metal/emb in/pink + blue/beads in/flower/motifs [Left]: seams

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 1, folder 35

Identifier

KA0039_V8p35-007

Use Restrictions

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


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