The New School Archives Digital Collections

Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Lace Evening Dress with Net Flounce Skirt and Matching Cape

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Coco Chanel (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black lace evening dress featuring a belted waist, floor-length wrapped skirt with net flounce bottom, and cut-out motifs around the sweetheart neckline and covering thin shoulder straps. Sketch also includes front and back views of a matching black net cape that appears to be elbow length.

Inscription

[Right]: Chanel/Blk lace/+/net/net/Back/cape/net/flounce [Left]: cut-out/motifs

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 54

Identifier

KA0039_V9p54-004

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. Black Lace Evening Dress with Net Flounce Skirt and Matching Cape . 1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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


There’s more! What you see on this site is only what is viewable online. Please visit our website to find out more about what’s in the archives.