Herbert Sondheim, Inc
5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
Red-orange crÃªpe 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.
[Right]: Vionnet/red orange/crÃªpe/shirred
[Left]: buckle/holds band/very full/godet
Kellen Design Archives
box 4, folder 37
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Red-Orange CrÃªpe Evening Dress with Shirred Torso .
1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 15 Oct 2019
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