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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Red-Orange Crêpe Evening Dress with Shirred Torso

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 8.25 in (height)

Description

Red-orange crêpe evening dress featuring a strapless bodice, shirred torso, buckle at the center of the neckline, and a floor-length skirt with a very full godet at the front center. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a small view of the back of the dress, which shows that the upper torso is covered (front is not) and the dress ties around the neck with a band. Model is depicted with a lit cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/red orange/crêpe/shirred [Left]: buckle/holds band/very full/godet

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 37

Identifier

KA0039_V9p37-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Red-Orange Crêpe Evening Dress with Shirred Torso . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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