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Norman Norell collectionScrapbooks (KA0035.03) ➔ Wool Jersey Dinner Suit

Photographic Material

Related people/organizations

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


1946 – 1947

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Sheer wool jersey dinner suit featuring a belted waist, slim floor-length skirt, and a matching collarless jacket with two sets of flap pockets on the chest and waist. The model also wears a gold necklace, metallic sandals, and wide chain bracelets. The photograph was sent with a press release issued by the American Wool Council to promote the use of their fabric, and can be found with the accompanying letter in Box OSx-2, Folder 4. According to the press release, the jacket is worn over a sleeveless top with a scooped-out neckline.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives


box 4, folder 6




Norman Norell; Traina-Norell (Firm). Wool Jersey Dinner Suit . 1946 – 1947. Norman Norell collection; Scrapbooks (KA0035.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Oct 2019.

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