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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Evening Dress with Twisted Back and Flower Embellishments

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Floor-length evening dress featuring an off-the-shoulder neckline, center seam with shirring on the center front bodice, and floral embellishments on the left shoulder. Sketch also includes a partial view of the back of the dress that shows how the fabric that wraps around the lower shoulders in the front crosses over in the back.

Inscription

Chanel

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 18

Identifier

KA0039_V9p18-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. Evening Dress with Twisted Back and Flower Embellishments . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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