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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Evening Ensemble with Black Paillette Top and Crêpe Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)

Description

Evening ensemble with an ankle-length black crepe skirt and long-sleeved top covered with black paillettes. Sketch (partially colored) includes view of the full front of the ensemble (worn with what appears to be a black turban hat with feather accents) and a partial view of the back of the ensemble that shows multiple seams on the skirt.

Inscription

[Right]: Chanel/Blk paillettes/top/Blk crêpe/skirt/Back/seams [Left]: seam/ankle/length

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 36

Identifier

KA0039_V8p36-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. Women's Evening Ensemble with Black Paillette Top and Cr̻pe Skirt. 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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