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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)

Date

1946 – 1947

Work Type

photographic prints

Measurements

8 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

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

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 4, folder 6

Identifier

KA0035_000025

Citation

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. 15 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/ 




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