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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Satin Evening Dress with Pink and Green Striped Jacket

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7 in (height)

Description

Black satin evening dress with a floor-length skirt, center seam, and bands of shirring at the neckline and waist. Sketch (in color) also includes a small view of the back of the dress showing a slit down the center of the bodice, as well as a view of a matching black jacket with vertical strips of pink and green satin on the front of the jacket (not on sleeves). Model is depicted holding a lit cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Alix/Blk satin/[?]/used on cross/seam/jacket/strips of/pink + green/satin on/front of/jacket [Left]: shirred/shirred/Back/slit

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 51

Identifier

KA0039_V9p51-007

Use Restrictions

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


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