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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Dress with Fringe "Tunic" and Black Velvet Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Alix Grès (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black dress with a heavy crepe top featuring three-quarter length puff sleeves, a stand-up collar, and center seam from neck to waist. The top is paired with a calf-length black velvet skirt and long fringe of pulled fabric that hangs from the waist and creates the effect of a tunic.

Inscription

[Right]: Al-/c/seam waist/3/4/puffed/sleeve/fabric pulled/out fringe/blk/velvet/skirt/forms tunic/all around [Left]: standing/collar/Blk/heavy rough/crêpe

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 11

Identifier

KA0039_V9p11-001

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Alix Grès. Black Crêpe Dress with Fringe "Tunic" and Black Velvet Skirt . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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