Black Satin Evening Dress with Sunburst Pleats and Matching Ciré Net Cape
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Object Title

Black Satin Evening Dress with Sunburst Pleats and Matching Ciré Net Cape

Part of

Collection: Herbert Sondheim, Inc. fashion business scrapbooks


Material Category
Drawing/Painting/Print
Type of Work
design drawings
Description
Black satin evening dress covered in sunburst pleats and featuring a floor-length skirt, sleeveless bodice, and floral embellishments at the waist. Sketch (partially colored) also includes additional views of the back of the dress, showing two loops forming a bustle at the hips, and a matching ciré net floor-length cape.
Date
1930s
Related people
Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Mainbocher (designer)
Measurements
5.5 in (width) x 7.5 in (height)
Inscription
[Right]: Mainb/Blk satin/sunburst/pleats/Back/ciré/net/cape [Left]: Back/2/loops (text)
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 
Location
box 3, folder 16
Identifier
KA0039_V9p16-008

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