1955 – 1964
33.5 in (width) x 16 in (height)
Plaid women's ensemble with a knee-length pencil skirt, ribbed turtleneck sweater, and a long boxy coat with a stand-up collar, hip pockets, and three-quarter length sleeves. The ensemble is paired with a cane, brimmed hat, gloves, and low pointed heels with straps. The inscription "P.59" suggests that this was used for a magazine or newspaper editorial (possibly Mademoiselle or The New York Times).
DROP OUT WHITES/WOMEN'S/P.59
Kellen Design Archives
MC box 4, folder 1
Esta Nesbitt. Plaid Women's Ensemble with a Pencil Skirt, Boxy Coat, and Ribbed Turtleneck .
1955 – 1964. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; New York Times Magazine (KA0086.04). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 19 Jul 2019
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