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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Evening Dress with Shirred Gold Bodice

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Floor-length black evening dress with a gold bodice featuring shirring on the chest and two sets of thin shoulder straps. Sketch (in color) also includes a small view of the back of the dress that shows that the straps form a halter back, as well as a very full panel of pleating on the bottom of the skirt. Model is depicted holding a lit cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Alix/beige/wooden/ring/cowled/seam/underneath/blouses/c seam [Left]: Blk crêpe

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 52

Identifier

KA0039_V9p52-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Alix Grès. Black Evening Dress with Shirred Gold Bodice. 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 25 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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