1965 – 1972
5.75 in (width) x 8.75 in (height)
As indicated in the inscription, these sketches depict designs for a purple dress that is possibly a long-sleeved evening dress. The dress has a high neckline, pointed yoke, and two large patch pockets, which were one of Norell's design trademarks.
purple dress/[?] for/long eve/dress/separate
Norman Norell. Purple Dress.
1965 – 1972. Norman Norell collection; Sketches (KA0035.04). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 20 Oct 2019
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