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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Net Tiered Skirt and Black Satin Coat

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Back view of a black crepe evening dress featuring a floor-length skirt made from three net tiers with ruffled edges. Sketch also includes a view of the front of the dress, showing what appears to be a net scarf tied around the shoulders with ruffled edges, and a partial view of a matching black satin coat with gold paillette embroidery on the waist or hip pockets.

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/Blk crêpe/3 net tiers/net/[?]/edged/ruffle/ruffle/edge [Left]: Blk satin/coat/gold/paillette/emb/pocket

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 46

Identifier

KA0039_V9p46-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Net Tiered Skirt and Black Satin Coat . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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