Navy Point D'Esprit Women's Ensemble with Taffeta Slip
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Object Title

Navy Point D'Esprit Women's Ensemble with Taffeta Slip

Part of

Collection: Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks


Material Category
Drawing/Painting/Print
Type of Work
design drawings
Description
Navy point d'esprit ("lace of spirit") women's ensemble featuring a calf-length dress with taffeta slip and a long-sleeved jacket with a shirred and puffed lapel. Sketch includes a view of the full ensemble worn with a cartwheel hat, as well as a smaller view of the dress worn without the jacket that shows short sleeves and a square neckline.
Date
1930s
Related people
Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)
Measurements
5.25 in (width) x 8 in (height)
Inscription
[Right]: Main/shirred +/puffed [Left]: navy/point d'esprit/taffeta/skip (text)
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
box 1, folder 11
Identifier
KA0039_V8p11-004
Related Objects
Women's Printed Suit with Shirred and Puffed Lapel

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