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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA0086.02) ➔ Simplicity Patterns 3874, 4292, 3791, and 3808: Two Matching Mother and Daughter Ensembles

Clipping/Tear Sheet

Related people/organizations

Simplicity Pattern Co. (commissioner)
Esta Nesbitt (artist)


circa 1953

Work Type

tear sheets


7 in (width) x 10.25 in (height)


Illustration of four Simplicity sewing patterns for two matching mother and daughter ensembles. The set on the left includes a short puff-sleeved top with a gathered yoke, paired with a midi-length full skirt with petticoat. The pair on the right depicts a one-piece dress with the appearance of two layers, featuring a small collar, puffed sleeves, and scalloped borders on the top section.


An image of the pattern envelope for the design on the far right can be found here:

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives


box OSx1, folder 7



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