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Norman Norell collectionScrapbooks (KA0035.03) ➔ Women's Ensemble with "Fencer Jacket Silhouette"

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)


Unknown woman modeling a Traina-Norell ensemble in a room full of women seated at tables, possibly for a charity fashion show. The model is shown on a raised platform wearing a black hat, heels, and gloves while holding a matching handbag. The ensemble, which includes a knee-length fitted skirt and long-sleeved top with a deep v-shaped neckline, appears to be part of Norell's 1946 collection that is known for using the "fencer jacket silhouette". The photograph was part of a larger scrapbook that can be found in Box OSx-2, Folder 4.



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Kellen Design Archives


box 4, folder 6



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