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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Purple Velvet Evening Dress with Lapis and Coral Buttons

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Madeleine Vionnet (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Purple velvet evening dress with a floor-length flared skirt, v-neckline, drop shoulder yoke, puff sleeves, lapis buttons on the front center bodice, and a gold kid leather belt with rows of lapis and coral buttons. 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).

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/Purple/velvet/drop shoulder/yoke/puffed/sleeve/cut/shirred/either side/Back/seam/seam/cut [Left]: lapis/buttons/skin/shows/between/loops + buttons/gold kid belt/rows in center/3 lapis button/2 coral/either side

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 45

Identifier

KA0039_V8p45-005

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Purple Velvet Evening Dress with Lapis and Coral Buttons. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 13 Oct 2019.

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