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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crepe Pleated Evening Dress with Fabric Cords and Multicolor Trim

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Alix Grès (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

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.

Inscription

[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

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 14

Identifier

KA0039_V9p14-009

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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