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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. 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

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 


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