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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crepe Dress with Silver Hooks and Elbow-Length Balloon Sleeves

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Maggy Besançon de Wagner (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Calf-length black crepe dress featuring elbow-length balloon sleeves with small ruffles around the armholes and a strip of fabric that wraps around the lower bodice and attaches to the waist with silver hooks before draping down the right side of the skirt. Sketch also includes a small view of the back of the dress showing a string tie at the neck and the model is depicted with a lit cigarette and birdcage veil.

Inscription

[Right]: Black crepe/silver hooks [Left]: Maggy/Rouff

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 18

Identifier

KA0039_V9p18-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Black Crepe Dress with Silver Hooks and Elbow-Length Balloon Sleeves. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Sep 2019.

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