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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Navy Chiffon Evening Dress with Wrapped Bodice and Bows

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 8 in (height)

Description

Navy chiffon evening dress featuring wide straps, a full floor-length skirt with pleated center panel, and wrapped bodice with two large bows at the top of the bodice and at the waist. Sketch (in color) also includes a smaller view of the back of the dress that shows how the bodice wrapping crosses in the back. The model is depicted holding a lit cigarette.

Inscription

Mainbocher/navy chiffon

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 40

Identifier

KA0039_V8p40-009

Use Restrictions

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