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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Net Evening Dress with Bright Blue Flower Appliqués

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Coarse black net evening dress with a floor-length skirt enhanced with hair, wire, and tucks to provide extra volume. The black net bodice is completely covered in bright blue flower appliques. Sketch (in partial color) depicts the model wearing what appears to be a matching black veil.

Inscription

[Right]: Mo/back also/Blk course/net/tucks/hair/+ wire/underneath [Left]: same dress [?] blk/shown scattered/polka dot bolero paillettes/square neck wide/straps [?], crepe girdle/net shirt/net top/bright blue/flowers appliquéd/on

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching
colored ink

Location

box 3, folder 14

Identifier

KA0039_V9p14-006

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Edward Henry Molyneux. Black Net Evening Dress with Bright Blue Flower Appliqu̩s. 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 24 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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