Herbert Sondheim, Inc
5.25 in (width) x 8.5 in (height)
Black evening dress featuring a satin bodice that ties behind the neck and a full floor-length net skirt with appliqued rows of shirred chiffon rosettes, which are backed by bands of horsehair (as indicated in text). Sketch (in partial color) includes a view of the front of the dress (worn with a rhinestone clip at the neck), as well as a small view of the back of the bodice.
[Right]: Vionnet/Blk satin/top/belt/of/rosettes/ties/in back/band of/horsehair/under/each/row
[Left]: JC/rhinestone/clip/Blk net/skirt/motifs/rosettes of/shirred/chiffon
Images of the exact dress may be found here:
"Carnival Dress." The Metropolitan Museum of Art. http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/84702.
Kellen Design Archives
box 3, folder 29
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Black Satin and Net Evening Dress with Chiffon Rossette Appliques .
circa 1936. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 18 Oct 2019
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