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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Black Chiffon Dinner Dress with Pleated Skirt and Puff Sleeves

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Maggy Besançon de Wagner (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

5.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Black chiffon dinner dress featuring long pleated puff sleeves, a floor-length pleated skirt (stitched towards the top), and a non-pleated bodice with black velvet ribbon motifs. Sketch also includes a small view of a metallic blue coat with puff sleeves that is presumably worn with the dress.

Inscription

[Right]: Ro/Blk chiffon/dinner/pleated/skirt/+/puff/sleeves/blue/metal/coat [Left]: w./blue velvet/ribbon/motifs/stitched

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives
graphite
sketching

Location

box 4, folder 71

Identifier

KA0039_V9p71-009

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Maggy Besançon de Wagner. Black Chiffon Dinner Dress with Pleated Skirt and Puff Sleeves . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Aug 2019.

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