proofs (printed matter)
25 in (width) x 19 in (height)
Illustration featured in the July 1960 issue of Mademoiselle magazine in a summer fashion editorial titled "Scoops: Playable Now", where it is indicated that the ensemble shown consists of a "midriff top separated by a sunny stretch of almost bikini-brief shorts." In the editorial, both pieces appear to have a light brown leopard print, showing that the red and pink hues presented here were changed in production.
Esta Nesbitt;(Red)/(Pink)/leave whites as white/make tone neg/from overlay
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives
box OSxxx3, folder 5
Esta Nesbitt. Red Spotted Midriff Top and Bikini-Brief Shorts .
July 1960. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 26 May 2019
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