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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. 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
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 36

Identifier

KA0039_V8p36-009

Use Restrictions

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


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