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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA0086.02) ➔ Pleated Black Silk Crepe Dress with Matching Cape


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Patullo-Jo Copeland (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 editorial titled "Fashions Revive the '30s". According to the editorial's text, this ensemble by Jo Copeland-Patullo is in the "Chanel mood", and includes a little black silk crepe dress with a scoop neckline and pleated skirt. The dress is paired with an elbow-length matching cape, long gloves, and a cloche hat. (The editorial was published on January 6th, 1957, so it is uncertain why "07-01-65" is inscribed at the bottom of the illustration.)


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

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fashion illustration
Kellen Design Archives


MC box 4, folder 5




Patullo-Jo Copeland; Esta Nesbitt. Pleated Black Silk Crepe Dress with Matching Cape . February 6 1957. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; General (KA0086.02). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 14 Oct 2019.

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