Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.25 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)
Black crepe evening dress completely covered with both vertical and horizontal pleating. Dress features multicolor bands bordering the bottom of the floor-length skirt, and fabric cords wrapped around the waist and forming halter straps. Sketch also includes a small view that shows how the cords cross over the back bodice before tying in the front.
[Right]: Al/Blk crepe/pleated both/ways/vert + horiz/1/6" pleating vert/1/8 across/cords cross/in back/+ tie in front/panel (full)
[Left]: halter back/cord/fabric cord/border at hem/of multi-color/bands stitched/together
Kellen Design Archives
box 3, folder 14
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