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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Evening Dress with Shirred Satin Top and Circular Chiffon Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Madeleine Vionnet (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8 in (height)

Description

Black evening dress featuring a sleeveless satin top with shirring around the neckline and a floor-length circular chiffon skirt. Sketch also includes a view of the back of the dress, which shows that the black satin piece that covers the front falls low on the back and ties into a large bow on the waist before extending down the back of the skirt with two long ends. Model is depicted holding a lit cigarette.

Inscription

[Right]: Vionnet/Blk satin/top/shirred/like/Alix/satin/ties/low/in/back/ends [Left]: blk/chiffon/circular/skirt

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 54

Identifier

KA0039_V9p54-005

Use Restrictions

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


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