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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Metallic Printed Black Taffeta Evening Dress with Fin Pockets

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Jeanne Lanvin (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Floor-length black taffeta evening dress with a metallic print, fin pockets at the hips, and shirring around the waist on the front and back. Sketch includes a view of the front of the dress as well as a small view of the back of the dress and a detailed view of a red chenille bolero (not pictured). Model is depicted with a lit cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Lanvin/metal [shot?]/blk/taffeta/shirred in/front/cuff/shirred [Left]: red/chenille/bolero/fin/pockets

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 20

Identifier

KA0039_V9p20-008

Use Restrictions

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


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