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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

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Black Satin Evening Dress with Sunburst Pleats and Matching Ciré Net Cape. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 24 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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