8.25 in (width) x 10.75 in (height)
Black and blue taffeta evening dress featuring thin shoulder straps and a very full, floor-length skirt with a drop-waistline that is embellished with oversized bows on each side of the lower hips. The sketch shows the back view of the dress, revealing a center seam on the bodice and a plunging v-shaped neckline that extends down to the waist. Fashion designer Natacha Rambova hired Orrick to produce this sketch and many others.
M-/8138FFC/taffeta -/blk + blue/[novelty?]
box 5, folder 12
Natacha Rambova; Mildred Orrick. Black and Blue Taffeta Evening Dress with Large Bows.
circa 1930. Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketches; Private commissions (KA0067.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 24 Jun 2019
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