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Norman Norell collectionScrapbooks (KA0035.03) ➔ Bridal Dress with Veil and Cartier Diamond Jewelry

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

Norman Norell (designer)
Traina-Norell (Firm) (designer)
Farkas S. Zoltan (photographer)
Cartier (designer)


1947 – 1948

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Short-sleeved white satin wedding dress with a bateau neckline, self-belt with small bow, and a floor-length full skirt. The dress is worn with opera-length arm pieces that do not cover the hands. The model wears a platinum and diamond bracelet and engagement ring, as well as diamond earrings and a long white tulle veil that is attached to her head and the front of the dress with matching diamond clips, all of which are made by Cartier. The photograph was sent with a press release issued by the advertising agency N. W. Ayer & Son, Inc. and can be found with the accompanying letter in Box OSx-1, Folder 1.


Complimentary Print/NOT FOR PUBLICATION/N. W. Ayer & Son Inc./30 Rockefeller Plaza/New York 20, N.Y./Telephone, Circle 6-0200;Photographs By/Zoltan S. Farkas, Inc;7651

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives


box 3, folder 5



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