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Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Women's Navy and White Polka Dot Suit

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 and white polka dot suit featuring a calf-length dress and matching two-thirds length coat with a wide stiffened collar that reveals a crushed neckline of emerald and green polka dots underneath. Sketch also includes a small view of the dress worn without the coat, which shows a braided belt and stitched surplice band of green and white polka dotted fabric. Model is depicted wearing a cartwheel hat.

Inscription

[Right]: navy + white/polka dot/suit/2/3 length/coat [Left]: Main/collar/stiffened/inside/inside crushed/neckline/of emerald + white/polka/stitched/surplice/band/of/green-/white/dot/braided/belt/dress/navy/white dot

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 70

Identifier

KA0039_V9p70-002

Use Restrictions

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


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