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Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department records (pre-2008 accessions) ➔ Fall Cape and Suit with Playing Card Symbols

Drawing/Painting/Print


Alternate Title

Fall Cape and Suit with Playing Card Symbols

Related person/organization

Melissa Elizabeth Gordon (designer)

Date

1971

Work Type

drawings

Description

Women's ensemble featured in the 1971 Parsons School of Design annual fashion show. The ensemble features a black cape paired with hot pants, tights, and a hooded blouse, with both the blouse and tights depicting playing card symbols. The back of the illustration includes detailed information about the materials used and their prices, with two fabric swatches attached to the front. A notation indicates that actress and comedienne Joan Rivers purchased the piece.

Inscription

Problem: Fall Coats + Suits/Critic: Chester Weinberg/Model: Joe/Sold to Joan Rivers

Related Terms

Parsons Institutional Collections

Location

box 23, folder 3

Identifier

PC020201_000001

Citation

Melissa Elizabeth Gordon. Fall Cape and Suit with Playing Card Symbols. 1971. Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department records (pre-2008 accessions). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 24 Sep 2017.

Use Restrictions

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