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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA0086.02) ➔ Soft Crepe Dress with Shirred Bodice and Short Cape Sleeves


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Matty Talmack (designer)
Lilly Daché (designer)
New York Herald Tribune (commissioner)
Esta Nesbitt (artist)


February 6 1957

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29.5 in (width) x 21 in (height)


Illustration for a Herald Tribune Magazine fashion editorial titled "Fashions Revive the '30s". According to the editorial's text, this illustration depicts a 1930's style hat and soft crepe dress by John Moore for Matty Talmack. Completely cut on the bias, the dress features a long flowing skirt, short cape sleeves, and a top that is softly shirred to a band at one side. (The editorial was published on January 6th, 1957, so it is uncertain why "07-01-65" is inscribed at the bottom of the illustration.)


Esta Nesbitt;TODAY'S LIVING - THE HERALD TRIBUNE MAGAZINE;TITLE: Fashions revive the 30's/ISSUE: Jan 6/PAGE: 10-11/DATE: 12/12;07-01-65

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MC box 4, folder 5



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