1946 – 1947
8 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Sheer wool jersey dinner suit featuring a belted waist, slim floor-length skirt, and a matching collarless jacket with two sets of flap pockets on the chest and waist. The model also wears a gold necklace, metallic sandals, and wide chain bracelets. The photograph was sent with a press release issued by the American Wool Council to promote the use of their fabric, and can be found with the accompanying letter in Box OSx-2, Folder 4. According to the press release, the jacket is worn over a sleeveless top with a scooped-out neckline.
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
box 4, folder 6
Norman Norell; Traina-Norell (Firm). Wool Jersey Dinner Suit .
1946 – 1947. Norman Norell collection; Scrapbooks (KA0035.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 23 May 2019
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