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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Wool Women's Ensemble with Multicolored Cellophane Embroidery

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black wool evening ensemble with a knee-length skirt featuring an inverted pleat, and a long-sleeved jacket featuring embroidery in multicolored cellophane across the front. Sketch includes a view of the front of the ensemble (in color), as well as a partial view of the back of the ensemble (in black graphite), which shows a small belt tied at the waist. The model is depicted with a matching black cone hat and cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Main/Blk wool/[fronts?] emb./in multi-/colored cellophane/Back/belt/in/back [Left]: tuck/invert pleat

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 10

Identifier

KA0039_V9p10-003

Use Restrictions

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


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