Printed Taffeta Evening Dress with Slight Cowl Neckline and Jewel Buttons
[BLANK]
Object Title

Printed Taffeta Evening Dress with Slight Cowl Neckline and Jewel Buttons

Part of

Collection: Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks


Material Category
Drawing/Painting/Print
Type of Work
design drawings
Description
Short-sleeved printed metallic taffeta evening dress with a floor-length skirt and bodice featuring darting, two rows of jewel buttons, and a fin effect on the upper chest that forms a slight cowl neckline. Sketch also includes a view of the back of the dress that shows a center seam, slight train, and a draped cape effect off the shoulders that leaves a section of the wearer's skin exposed from underneath.
Date
1935 – 1940
Related people
Lucien Lelong (designer)
Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Measurements
5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
Inscription
[Right]: Lelong/print/metal/slight/cowl/darts/skin/c seam/tail/back [Left]: fin effect/jewelled buttons (text)
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
box 1, folder 1
Identifier
KA0039_V8p01-004

There’s more! What you see on this site is only what is viewable online. Please visit archives.newschool.edu to find out more about what’s in the archives.