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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Emerald Green Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Madeleine Vionnet (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Black crêpe evening dress featuring a floor-length flared skirt, v-neckline, elbow-length shirred sleeves, and emerald green bows tied on the front center bodice. Emerald green bands are also found on the sleeve cuffs and the bottom of the skirt. Sketch (in partial color) includes a detailed view of the front of the dress and a rough depiction of the back of the dress or of a matching coat.

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/Blk/crêpe/emerald/green/ties/bias [?] [Left]: green band/front waist/inside tucks/bands

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 32

Identifier

KA0039_V9p32-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Emerald Green Accents . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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