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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Sheer White Evening Ensemble with Colorful Floral Appliques

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7 in (height)

Description

Women's sheer white evening ensemble with a floor-length dress and long-sleeved jacket featuring colorful floral motifs that are appliqued across the front of the bodice and outlined with paillettes. (Motif is also found along the bottom edge of the skirt.) Sketch (in partial color) includes a view of the full ensemble and a small view of the dress worn without the jacket that shows shoulder straps made of casing that are shirred onto the bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Rouff/white sheer/jacket/dress/casing/shirred [Left]: print flower motifs/appliqued on/stem pailletted/in colors (outlined)

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 26

Identifier

KA0039_V9p26-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Women's Sheer White Evening Ensemble with Colorful Floral Appliques . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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