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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Dinner Dress with Silver Embroidery and Small Bows

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Edward Henry Molyneux (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Black long-sleeved dinner dress featuring a floor-length skirt with center slit and silver embroidery around the neckline. Sketch also includes a smaller view of the back of the dress that shows an open slit down the center of the bodice that is held together by three small bows, which are also found on each sleeve cuff. Model is depicted wearing a cartwheel hat with what appears to be a long feather embellishment.

Inscription

[Right]: Mol/silver emb/3 plaques/Back/3 bows [Center]: band/ties in/bow/slit [Left]: Blk dinner/slit

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 12

Identifier

KA0039_V9p12-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Edward Henry Molyneux. Black Dinner Dress with Silver Embroidery and Small Bows. 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 13 Nov 2019.

Use Restrictions

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