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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Printed Chiffon Evening Dress with Detachable Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Lucien Lelong (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Printed chiffon evening dress with a twisted bodice and floor-length detachable skirt that can be worn as a cape (as indicated in the text). Sketch (in color) also includes a small view of the dress worn without the detachable skirt, which shows a more narrow skirt and shirring on the sides of the waist. Model is depicted with a flower piece in her hair.

Inscription

[Right]: Lelong/Print chiffon/twists/dress/shirrs/over/hips [Left]: detachable/skirt/worn as/cape

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 37

Identifier

KA0039_V9p37-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Lucien Lelong. Printed Chiffon Evening Dress with Detachable Skirt . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

Use Restrictions

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