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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Wool Women's Suit with Cockade Embellishments

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Marcel Rochas (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.5 in (height)

Description

Black wool suit with a knee-length skirt and jacket featuring two ribbon cocardes (cockades) on the lapel and an additional set on the belt. Sketch also includes a partial view of a black crepe blouse worn under the jacket, which features diagonally crossed white organdie bands. Although the color is indicated as black, the suit is filled in with dark green graphite and the model wears a bright blue colored cartwheel hat with pink floral embellishment (actual color unknown).

Inscription

[Right]: Rochas/Blk wool/suit/side pleats/Blk rêpes/top/white/organdie/bands [Left]: ribbon/cocardes/also on belt

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 5

Identifier

KA0039_V9p05-002

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Marcel Rochas. Black Wool Women's Suit with Cockade Embellishments . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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