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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Navy Wool Café Dress with White Linen Frill and Dot Embroidery

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

8 in (width) x 11.25 in (height)

Description

Navy wool "café" 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.

Inscription

[Right]: Lanvin/band underneath/frill set in to double/neck band one side/buttons on the other/Navy wool café 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

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 69

Identifier

KA0039_V8p69-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Jeanne Lanvin. Navy Wool Café 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.

Use Restrictions

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