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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black and Orange Café Dress with Loops of Silver Fox Fur

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Jeanne Lanvin (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

7.5 in (width) x 10.25 in (height)

Description

Two-toned "Café" dress in a heavy black sheer fabric with an orange colored back. The dress features a floor-length straight skirt, two fabric loops hanging from each shoulder, and a crisscross back design that exposes the wearer's skin. Sketch includes front and back views of the dress, as well as front and back views of a silver fox fur looped shawl.

Inscription

[Right]: Lanvin [Left/Center]: Café dress in/heavy Black sheer- orange back/loops of/silver fox

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 69

Identifier

KA0039_V8p69-003

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Jeanne Lanvin. Black and Orange Café Dress with Loops of Silver Fox Fur. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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