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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Maroon Satin and Net Evening Dress with Jewel Clip

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Maggy Besançon de Wagner (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Evening dress with a floor-length full skirt of maroon net, a maroon satin bodice piece with shirred sides, a sweetheart shaped top, and jeweled clip embellishment, and a maroon net yoke and long sleeves that match the skirt. Sketch includes a view of the front of the dress (in color) as well as a partial view of the back of the dress (in black and white) revealing a slit extending from the neck down the yoke. The model appears to be smoking a cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Rouff/jewelled/clip/shirred from sides/back/slit [Left]: maroon net/yoke + sleeves/maroon/satin/net

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 44

Identifier

KA0039_V8p44-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Maroon Satin and Net Evening Dress with Jewel Clip. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Sep 2019.

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