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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Lace and White Satin Evening Dress with Emerald Green Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

circa 1939

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)

Description

Black lace evening dress over a white satin slip featuring a floor-length skirt, short puff sleeves, cut-outs exposing the wearer's skin at the shoulders, and bands of emerald green velvet ribbon around the waist, sleeve cuffs, and neckline, with a bow tied at the front center. In partial color.

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/skin [?]/Blk lace/over/white satin/slip/ties in back/seamings [Left]: bands of/emerald green velvet/ribbon/cartridges/fronts

Source

Image of a similar dress may be found here: "Hostess Gown." KCI Digital Archives. http://www.kci.or.jp/archives/digital_archives/detail_238_e.html.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 34

Identifier

KA0039_V9p34-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Black Lace and White Satin Evening Dress with Emerald Green Accents . circa 1939. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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