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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Pale Blue Pleated Crêpe Evening Dress with Gold Metal Embroidery

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Pale blue crepe evening dress featuring a floor-length straight skirt, sleeveless pleated bodice with a slit on the front, and bands of gold metal embroidery and blue paillettes around the neckline and waist. Sketch includes a view of the front in color as well as a view of the back in black graphite that shows that there is also a slit on the back of the bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/Pale blue/crêpe/pleated/slit [Left]: JC/bands of/gold metal/emb in/blue paillettes

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 27

Identifier

KA0039_V9p27-008

Use Restrictions

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


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