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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Women's Suit with White Flower Embellishment and Shirred Chiffon Blouse

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Maggy Besançon de Wagner (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black women's suit with a calf-length skirt and fitted jacket featuring a large white flower on the right lapel with a jewel clip in the center. Sketch also includes a small view of a short-sleeved shirred white chiffon blouse worn under the jacket and a partial view of the back of the ensemble, which shows that the skirt is wrapped around in the back. Model is depicted wearing a small cap with floral embellishment and netting.

Inscription

[Right]: Rouff/Blk suit/white/shirred/chiffon/blouse [Left]: white flower/jewelled clip/in/center/wrap/around/back

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 3, folder 35

Identifier

KA0039_V9p35-005

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Black Women's Suit with White Flower Embellishment and Shirred Chiffon Blouse . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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