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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Maroon Jersey Evening Dress with Cut-Out Back and Flounce Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Alix Grès (designer)

Date

circa 1933

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Back view of a maroon jersey evening dress with elbow-length sleeves, a short flounce shirred on the back of the floor-length skirt, and a triangular cut-out on the back of the bodice with a bow tied at the neckline. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a smaller view of the front of the dress, which does not include the same details found on the back.

Inscription

[Right]: Alix/maroon/jersey [Left]: JC./ties/back/flounce/shirred/on/in/back

Source

Similar dress was in the exhibition "Madame Grès, la couture à l'oeuvre" and can be found in the catalog here: "Madame Grès, couture at work." Antimonide. http://www.antimonide.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/madame-gres-designer-women-first-paris.jpg.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 32

Identifier

KA0039_V9p32-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Alix Grès. Maroon Jersey Evening Dress with Cut-Out Back and Flounce Skirt . circa 1933. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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