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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Purple Crêpe Evening Dress with Matching Cape

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

Purple crepe evening dress featuring a floor-length skirt with fullness at the center front and a sleeveless bodice with darting under the neckline and at the waist. Sketch (in partial color) also includes smaller views of a matching cape and the back of the dress, which reveal a triangular cut-out on the center back of the bodice.

Inscription

[Right]: Alix/purple crêpe/darts/skin/fullness/c front [Left]: cake

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 39

Identifier

KA0039_V9p39-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Madeleine Vionnet. Purple Crêpe Evening Dress with Matching Cape . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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