Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
8.5 in (width) x 9.75 in (height)
Black chiffon and velvet dress with a cape of looped velvet and mink fur. Sketch includes a view of the full ensemble as well as a partial view of the calf-length dress by itself, which shows coral and pearl embellishments in the shape of grape bunches at both sides of the square neckline, and also a detailed view of the cape from above showing the five velvet loops and their fur edges. Partially colored.
Mainbocher/Blk chiffon velvet dress/with coral + pearl/bunches of grapes at neck/Cape is made of/five loops of velvet/2 front ones have mink/on both edges/next two only one edge/center back loop/has no fur
Similar sketch may be found here:
"Mainbocher Cape With Mink Trim." NYPL. http://andrestudios.nypl.org/catalog/uuid:a40b20a0-898f-3e59-e040-e00a18065d04.
Kellen Design Archives
box 2, folder 70
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