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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Maroon Crêpe Evening Dress with Large Flower Embellishments

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Maroon crepe evening dress with a floor-length skirt, short sleeves ("turned up"), and two large flower embellishments on the left shoulder over a twisted and draped detail on the bodice. Sketch includes a view of the front of the dress in color as well as a partial view of the back of the dress in black graphite that shows that the square neckline in the front changes into a plunging v-neckline in the back.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/maroon/crêpe/2 huge/flowers [Left]: JC/turned/up/twists/+ drape

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 31

Identifier

KA0039_V9p31-009

Use Restrictions

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


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