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Norman Norell collectionSketches (KA0035.04) ➔ Women's Natural Linen Suit with Buttoned-Flap Pockets

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related person/organization

Norman Norell (designer)

Date

circa 1961

Work Type

sketches

Measurements

4.75 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Women's natural linen suit featuring a pencil skirt and box-cut jacket with a notched collar and two sets of patch pockets with buttoned flaps. This suit (or a very similar suit) was featured in the May 1, 1961 issue of Vogue. The accompanying text describes it as a beige linen suit with bone buttons and a blouse of white silk surrah featuring a "cat's-whisper" bow.

Inscription

natural/linen/suit/3 SEAM/Claudia

Source

"The Allure of Neatness." Vogue. May 1, 1961, pg. 132.

Related Terms

graphite

Location

binder 2

Identifier

KA0035_000160

Citation

Norman Norell. Women's Natural Linen Suit with Buttoned-Flap Pockets . circa 1961. Norman Norell collection; Sketches (KA0035.04). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 18 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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




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