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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Slipper Satin Evening Dress with Jet Bead Rope Necklaces

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)

Description

Black slipper satin evening dress with a floor-length full skirt, bodice with a high bust cut, and three rope necklaces of small and large jet beads. Sketch (in partial color) depicts the model holding what appears to be a fur muff and also includes a small view of the back of the dress to show seaming.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/Blk slipper/satin/necklace/of/3 ropes/of blk jet/(large + small/beads/Back/seams [Left]: JC./high bust/cut

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 39

Identifier

KA0039_V9p39-007

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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