1946 – 1947
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.
Kellen Design Archives
box 4, folder 6
Norman Norell; Traina-Norell (Firm). Women's Ensemble with "Fencer Jacket Silhouette" .
1946 – 1947. Norman Norell collection; Scrapbooks (KA0035.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 14 Oct 2019
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