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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Dinner Suit with Shirred Bands

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Maggy Besançon de Wagner (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Evening dress of metallic Persian fabric featuring a floor-length skirt, square neckline, and puffed bands of shirring across the top of the bodice and short sleeves. Sketch (in color) depicts the model holding a lit cigarette and also includes a small view of a matching jacket. (The color of the fabric is not indicated, but the dress appears to be drawn with green and pink graphite.)

Inscription

[Right]: Rouff [Left]: Persian metal/dinner suit/This shirring/shown in/Alix collection/also

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 63

Identifier

KA0039_V9p63-008

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Women's Dinner Suit with Shirred Bands . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

Use Restrictions

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