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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Cut-Out Back and Shirred Hips

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Black crepe evening dress with a bateau neckline, floor-length skirt with center seam, three-quarter length sleeves, and shirring on the sides of the hips. Sketch also includes a partial view of the back of the dress that shows a large triangular cut-out that exposes the wearer's skin.

Inscription

[Right]: Rouff/Blk crêpe/3/4/sleeve/skin [Left]: shirred/on hip

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 29

Identifier

KA0039_V9p29-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Cut-Out Back and Shirred Hips. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 15 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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