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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Shirred Changeable Taffeta Evening Dress in Antique Gold and Black

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Shirred evening gown made of changeable taffeta (also known as shock silk) in antique gold and black with a floor-length flared skirt, wide gold belt, and off-the-shoulder neckline with what appears to be puff sleeves and thin shoulder straps. In partial color.

Inscription

[Right]: Shirred changeable/taffeta in/Antique gold +/Black/gold [?] belt [Left]: Vionnet/same back

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 7

Identifier

KA0039_V9p07-006

Use Restrictions

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


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