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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Black Wool Suit with Maroon Velvet Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Alix Grès (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.5 in (height)

Description

Women's black wool suit with a calf-length skirt and long-sleeved fitted jacket featuring maroon velvet accents and four sets of black leather link buttons. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a small view of a maroon blouse worn under the jacket with a shirred yoke, short puff sleeves, and a bow tied at the neck. Model is depicted holding a clutch purse and wearing a matching maroon cone hat.

Inscription

[Right]: Alix/maroon/velvet/back collar/maroon/velvet/pipings/maroon/blouse/shirred [Left]: JC./seam/Blk wool/suit/blk leather/link buttons

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 45

Identifier

KA0039_V9p45-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Alix Grès. Women's Black Wool Suit with Maroon Velvet Accents . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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