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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Velvet Evening Dress with Peacock Feathers

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Marcel Rochas (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8 in (height)

Description

Black velvet evening dress with a floor-length flared skirt, sweetheart neckline, and bands tied in bows at the shoulders with colorful peacock feathers above to provide shoulder accents. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a small view of the back of the dress that shows shirring at the center of the bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Rochas/Blk velvet/band ties/in bow [Left]: peacock/feathers

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 30

Identifier

KA0039_V9p30-005

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Marcel Rochas. Black Velvet Evening Dress with Peacock Feathers . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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