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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Purple Mousseline Evening Dress with Doily Motif Appliques

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Elsa Schiaparelli (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Purple mousseline evening dress with a floor-length full skirt, straight bodice with shirring on each side of the front chest, and embellished shoulder straps featuring two thin green straps on each side that are connected with small doily motif appliques with beaded centers. Sketch (in color) also includes a small view of the back of the bodice that shows red buttons between the doily appliques (on the back only).

Inscription

[Right]: Schiaparelli/purple/mousseline/shirred/green/straps/red/buttons/fold [Left]: doily/motifs/bead/centers

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 57

Identifier

KA0039_V9p57-006

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Purple Mousseline Evening Dress with Doily Motif Appliques . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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