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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Satin Evening Dress with Sunburst Pleats and Matching Ciré Net Cape

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)

Description

Black satin evening dress covered in sunburst pleats and featuring a floor-length skirt, sleeveless bodice, and floral embellishments at the waist. Sketch (partially colored) also includes additional views of the back of the dress, showing two loops forming a bustle at the hips, and a matching ciré net floor-length cape.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainb/Blk satin/sunburst/pleats/Back/ciré/net/cape [Left]: Back/2/loops

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 16

Identifier

KA0039_V9p16-008

Use Restrictions

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


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