Black Wool Women's Suit with Beauvais Embroidered Skirt
Object Title

Black Wool Women's Suit with Beauvais Embroidered Skirt

Part of

Collection: Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks

Material Category
Type of Work
design drawings
Black wool women's suit with a dress featuring a short-sleeved bodice with white organdie on the center bodice and sleeve cuffs and a calf-length skirt featuring a box pattern with beauvais floral embroidery in every other box. Sketch (mostly in color) also includes a partial view of a matching jacket with loops and buttons featuring ties with floral embroidery at each end. The ensemble is worn with a matching black cartwheel hat and what appears to be white gloves.
1935 – 1940
Related people
Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Jean Patou (designer)
5.25 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)
[Right]: Patou/Blk wool/suit/white/organdie/[vester?]/rever + cuff/jacket/loops/+/buttons/the/ends/have/emb./flower/tips [Left]: strips of/fabric in/boxes/beauvais/emb in/every other box (text)
Use Restrictions 
box 3, folder 2

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