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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Evening Dress with Black Net Ruffles and Green Flower Corsage

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black sheer evening dress with a floor-length skirt, black net on the waist and shoulder straps, and a sweetheart neckline (also trimmed with black net) featuring a green flower corsage at the center. Sketch (partially colored) also includes a smaller view of the back of the dress, showing three tiers of full black net ruffles with the lower one extending into a train.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/net flange/Blk net/net/very/full/trails [Left]: green flower/corsage/Blk sheet

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 2

Identifier

KA0039_V9p02-008

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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