Herbert Sondheim, Inc
8 in (width) x 11.25 in (height)
Navy wool "cafÃ©" dress embroidered in white dots and featuring a floor-length skirt, sleeveless bodice, navy patent belt with a gold ball ornament, and a fine pleated frill of sheer white linen around the neck with gold buttons extending from the neckline to the belt. Sketch also includes a back view of the dress, which shows a crisscross bodice that exposes the wearer's skin, as well as a detailed view of how the frill is connected to the neckband.
[Right]: Lanvin/band underneath/frill set in to double/neck band one side/buttons on the other/Navy wool cafÃ© dress/emb in white dots/Finely pleated frill of sheer/white linen -gold ball buttons/navy patent belt/gold ball ornament
[Left]: pleats from/SS + front seam
Kellen Design Archives
box 2, folder 69
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Jeanne Lanvin. Navy Wool CafÃ© Dress with White Linen Frill and Dot Embroidery .
1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 16 Oct 2019
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