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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Crêpe Women's Suit with Maroon Velvet Accents and Carved Coal Buttons

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1935 – 1940

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

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.

Inscription

[Right]: Schiap/Blk crêpe/suit/shirred/carved/coal/angel shaped/buttons/pocket +/collar/of maroon/velvet/emb in/silver galoon/+ rhinestone [Left]: cored/Back/shirred/either/side

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 64

Identifier

KA0039_V9p64-003

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Elsa Schiaparelli. Black Cr̻pe Women's Suit with Maroon Velvet Accents and Carved Coal Buttons. 1935 Р1940. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 16 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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