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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Black Wool Suit with Gold Thread and Paillette Embroidery

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Elsa Schiaparelli (designer)

Date

circa 1936

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Women's black wool suit featuring a fitted jacket with gold thread and paillette embroidery around the edges and stand-up collar. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a view of the calf-length dress worn under the jacket, which appears to have a shirred collar. Model is depicted wearing a pillbox hat with feather.

Inscription

Schiap/Blk wool/suit/gold thread/+/paillette/emb/shirred/[?]

Source

Image of a the same (or similar) jacket may be found here: "Women's Dinner Jacket." Philadelphia Museum of Art. http://www.philamuseum.org/collections/permanent/125039.html?mulR=44401141|62.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 36

Identifier

KA0039_V9p36-002

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Women's Black Wool Suit with Gold Thread and Paillette Embroidery . circa 1936. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Oct 2019.

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