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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ White Net Evening Dress with Nacré Paillettes

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 7.5 in (height)

Description

White net evening dress featuring a v-neckline, white nacre (mother of pearl) paillettes, what appears to be stiffened butterfly sleeves, and a floor-length full skirt with vertical bands. Sketch (in color) uses pink graphite to shade the dress and also includes a small view of the back bodice.

Inscription

Chanel/white nacré/pearl paillettes/on/white/net/band

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 57

Identifier

KA0039_V9p57-007

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Coco Chanel. White Net Evening Dress with Nacr̩ Paillettes . 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 25 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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