Herbert Sondheim, Inc
1935 – 1940
5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
Black crepe women's suit featuring a knee-length flared skirt and long-sleeved jacket with a maroon velvet collar and angel-shaped carved coal buttons. The jacket also features a maroon velvet rounded pocket on the proper right hip, which is embroidered with silver galloon and rhinestones. Sketch (in partial color) includes a full view of the front of the ensemble, as well as a small view of the back of the jacket that shows a cord diagonally crossing the back with shirring on either side.
[Right]: Schiap/Blk crÃªpe/suit/shirred/carved/coal/angel shaped/buttons/pocket +/collar/of maroon/velvet/emb in/silver galoon/+ rhinestone
Kellen Design Archives
box 4, folder 64
Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Black CrÃªpe Women's Suit with Maroon Velvet Accents and Carved Coal Buttons.
1935 – 1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 16 Oct 2019
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