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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Cream Linen Suit with Red Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Elsa Schiaparelli (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Women's cream linen suit featuring a calf-length straight skirt and long-sleeved jacket with two sets of red square pockets on the front bodice and a large sealing wax button closure. Sketch (in partial color) also includes additional views, such as a detailed look at the pockets and front and back views of the ensemble worn without the jacket, which show a red linen sash belt and short-sleeved top with a yoke and red zippers on the sleeves, sides, and back.

Inscription

[Right]: pocket/cream linen/red pockets,/belt on dress/and zippers/red sealing wax/Button [Left]: Schiaparelli/red zippers/on sleeves + back/side/zipper/red/linen/sash/end/sewn down/and pockets/slashed/in

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 21

Identifier

KA0039_V9p21-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Women's Cream Linen Suit with Red Accents . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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