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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Red Crepe Evening Dress with Jeweled Belt and Cowl Back

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Madeleine Vionnet (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Red crepe evening dress with a floor-length flared skirt, twisted wrap collar, and emerald belt with jewel embellishments. The dress is broken up in three sections by jagged seams and has a plunging cowl neckline on the back, as shown in a small sketch of the back of the dress. The model appears to be smoking a cigarette.

Inscription

Vionnet/red crepe/Emerald belt/jeweled/cowl back

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 3

Identifier

KA0039_V9p03-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Red Crepe Evening Dress with Jeweled Belt and Cowl Back . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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