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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Short-Sleeved Black Crêpe Dress with Cords and Shirred Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Lucien Lelong (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8 in (height)

Description

Short-sleeved back crepe dress with a calf-length straight skirt, angular sleeves, two black suede star buttons at the neckline, and sections of shirring between cords on the top bodice and below the waist. Sketch includes view of the front of the dress worn with what appears to be a short-brimmed hat with a veil, as well as a partial view of the back of the dress with additional cords and bands of shirring throughout most of the bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Lelong/2 star/blk buttons/(suede)/shirred/shirred/from/cord [Left]: cords/shirred/between/skin/Blk crêpe

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 38

Identifier

KA0039_V8p38-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Lucien Lelong. Short-Sleeved Black Cr̻pe Dress with Cords and Shirred Accents. 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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