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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Velvet Evening Dress with Shirring and Bow Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Black velvet evening dress with a halter neckline, floor-length skirt, three vertical sections of shirring on the front bodice, and small black velvet bows on the lower right bodice and left chest. Sketch includes a full color view of the front of the dress, as well as a partial back view without color that shows a side zipper surrounded by shirring.

Inscription

[Right]: Rouff/Blk velvet/velvet/bows/Back/zipper/shirred/seam [Left]: 3 sections of/shirring

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 21

Identifier

KA0039_V9p21-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Black Velvet Evening Dress with Shirring and Bow Accents . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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