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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Velvet Evening Dress with Silver Mesh Bowknot Effect

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Jeanne Lanvin (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

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.

Inscription

[Center]: Bowknot/under/scarf [Left]: Lanvin/Blk Velvet/silver mesh/Bowknot effect

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 12

Identifier

KA0039_V9p12-005

Citation

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. 17 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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