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Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketches ➔ Private commissions (KA0067.03) ➔ Mildred Orrick Draping Fabric for Townley Frocks

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Harry Harris (photographer)
Mildred Orrick (compiler)
The Florida Times-Union (commissioner)


circa Jan 1959

Work Type

photographic prints


9 in (width) x 7 in (height)


Mildred Orrick (seated) working on a dress design for Townley Frocks one year after the death of her predecessor Claire McCardell. This photograph was featured in an article titled "A Dress is Born--From Pad to Rack", which was published by the Florida Times-Union on January 18, 1959.


SUN Women [feat?]/DUMMY

Related Terms

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives


box 5, folder 15




Harry Harris; Mildred Orrick. Mildred Orrick Draping Fabric for Townley Frocks. circa Jan 1959. Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketches; Private commissions (KA0067.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Jul 2018.

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