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Norman Norell collectionScrapbooks (KA0035.03) ➔ Sequined Formal Gown with Black Corselet

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Norman Norell (designer)
Traina-Norell (Firm) (designer)

Date

1945

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Floor-length white formal gown of unknown sequined material with a v-shaped neckline, short butterfly sleeves, and a black corselet with white laces that is worn over the dress. Norell's corselet (or "corselette") look was used on a variety of other formal gowns that he made during this time. The photograph was sent with a short press release issued by the CBS Fashion Service, and can be found with the accompanying letter in Box OSx-1, Folder 8. The press release indicates that the model is Patrice Munsel, an American coloratura soprano who appeared on the CBS program "The Family Hour".

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 3, folder 7

Identifier

KA0035_000010

Citation

Norman Norell; Traina-Norell (Firm). Sequined Formal Gown with Black Corselet . 1945. Norman Norell collection; Scrapbooks (KA0035.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 May 2019.

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