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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Navy Taffeta Suit with Swagger Coat and White Eyelet Batiste Scarf

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Women's navy taffeta suit featuring a calf-length straight skirt and long-sleeved jacket with a belted peplum waist and jet buttons extending down the center. Sketch also includes a small view of a matching two-thirds length taffeta swagger coat with four patch pockets. The ensemble is worn with a white eyelet batiste scarf that ties at the neck with wide, rounded ends hanging below.

Inscription

[Right]: navy taffeta/suit +/coat/white eyelet/batiste/scarf/jet buttons [Left]: Main/peplum/taffeta/swagger/coat/2/3 length/4 patch/pockets

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 69

Identifier

KA0039_V9p69-002

Use Restrictions

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


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