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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Royal Blue Crêpe Evening Dress with Braided Strips

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 7.25 in (height)

Description

Royal blue crepe evening dress with a floor-length skirt, v-neckline, sleeveless bodice with drop shoulders, and strips held by a clip that are braided vertically down the front of the bodice. Sketch includes a view of the front of the dress in color, as well as a view of the back in black graphite that shows a cowl neckline (back only).

Inscription

[Right]: Mainbocher/royal blue/crêpe/Back/cowl/seam [Left]: braided/strips/held by clip

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 60

Identifier

KA0039_V9p60-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Mainbocher. Royal Blue Cr̻pe Evening Dress with Braided Strips . 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 17 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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