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Norman Norell collectionScrapbooks (KA0035.03) ➔ Store Window Display Featuring Sequined Evening Dress by Traina-Norell

Photographic Material


Related people/organizations

Norman Norell (designer)
Traina-Norell (Firm) (designer)

Date

1946

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

Window display at an unknown store featuring a mannequin wearing a sequined evening dress by Traina-Norell, which is described as the label's "slinky sequined version of midnight blue" on a sign resting on the floor. The long sequined dress ties around the neck and exposes the wearer's shoulders. The mannequin holds a champagne glass and streamers while wearing a New Year's Eve themed hat. Additionally, the mannequin appears to be sitting in a large crystal dish that is held by two blackamoor sculptures. A large candelabra is displayed in the back with gift boxes, bottles of champagne, and confetti decorating the floor below. The photograph was part of a larger scrapbook that can be found in Box OSx-2, Folder 4, and features a small "Hare" logo on the bottom right corner, which is presumably connected to a photography business.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 4, folder 6

Identifier

KA0035_000024

Citation

Norman Norell; Traina-Norell (Firm). Store Window Display Featuring Sequined Evening Dress by Traina-Norell . 1946. Norman Norell collection; Scrapbooks (KA0035.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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