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Norman Norell collectionSketches (KA0035.04) ➔ Beige Taffeta Women's Ensemble with Buttoned Skirt

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related person/organization

Norman Norell (designer)

Date

1968

Work Type

sketches

Measurements

5.75 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)

Description

Beige taffeta women's ensemble featuring a cropped jacket with notched collar and an ankle-length split skirt that buttons from the waist to the knees. As indicated in the inscription, the jacket also features paneled sides. This ensemble was featured in the New York Times in January 1968, where it is described as being influenced by 1917 daytime suits. This exact sketch was also used for Norman Norell's plaque on the "Fashion Walk of Fame" in New York City.

Inscription

Gunn/beige/taffeta/panel/side

Source

Morris, Bernadine. "Norell's Hemline Takes the Plunge to Keep a Pledge." The New York Times. January 17, 1968, pg. 50.

Related Terms

ink

Location

binder 3

Identifier

KA0035_000226

Citation

Norman Norell. Beige Taffeta Women's Ensemble with Buttoned Skirt . 1968. Norman Norell collection; Sketches (KA0035.04). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Jun 2019.

Use Restrictions

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




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