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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Metallic Fabric Accents

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Black crepe evening dress with a floor-length skirt and sleeveless bodice featuring metallic fabric set in around the waist, which is tied at the front center. Sketch (in partial color) also includes a small view of the back of the dress that shows draping across the bodice. (The color of the metallic fabric is not indicated, but sketch appears to be made with yellow and red graphite.)

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/Blk crêpe/metal/set in/Back/metal/caught/under [Left]: JC

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 53

Identifier

KA0039_V9p53-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Black Crêpe Evening Dress with Metallic Fabric Accents . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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