Herbert Sondheim, Inc
5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
Black velvet evening dress with a floor-length skirt, belted waist, and silver mesh bowknot that appears to be attached to a scarf that hangs off the wearer's bare shoulders. Sketch also includes a small view that shows how the bowknot goes under the scarf, as well as a small view of the back of the dress that shows how the scarf drapes off the shoulders producing a cowl effect. Model is depicted wearing jeweled arm cuffs and has colored cheeks and eyes.
[Left]: Lanvin/Blk Velvet/silver mesh/Bowknot effect
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
box 3, folder 12
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Jeanne Lanvin. Black Velvet Evening Dress with Silver Mesh Bowknot Effect .
1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 15 Jul 2019
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