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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ White Taffeta Evening Dress with Rhinestone Bird Embellishments

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

White taffeta evening dress featuring a sweetheart neckline, floor-length skirt with embroidered birds at the top, and rhinestone straps with two rhinestone birds on the left strap. Sketch (partially colored) also includes a small view of the back of the dress showing a single rhinestone strap that runs down the center of the upper back.

Inscription

[Right]: Chanel/white taffeta/2 rhinestone/birds/on strap/rhinestone/loose/panel [Left]: rhinestone straps/emb/bird

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 4

Identifier

KA0039_V9p04-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. White Taffeta Evening Dress with Rhinestone Bird Embellishments . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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