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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Chantilly Lace Evening Dress with White Mousseline Slip

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Alix Grès (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Black Chantilly lace evening dress featuring a floor-length full skirt, high round neckline, and long tight set-in sleeves. The black lace covers a white mousseline slip with a band of black mousseline around the bottom edge. Sketch also includes a small view of the back of the dress, showing a slit down the center of the bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Al/Blk chantilly/lace/silhouette/like last/season/Back/slit/top/of/slip [Left]: high/round/neck/long tight/set in/sleeves/full/white/mousseline/slip/band of/blk/mousseline/bottom/of/slip

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 25

Identifier

KA0039_V9p25-009

Use Restrictions

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


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