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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

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Shirred Changeable Taffeta Evening Dress in Antique Gold and Black. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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