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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA0086.02) ➔ "Spring Forecast: Two-Season Dresses"

Clipping/Tear Sheet


Related people/organizations

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

Date

circa 1956

Work Type

tear sheets

Measurements

11.5 in (width) x 8.25 in (height)

Description

Illustration of Simplicity sewing patterns for four girls' dress ensembles intended to be worn for the transition from spring to summer. Clockwise from top left: bouffant with smocked bodice; dress with slip featuring petal collar and belt; sleeveless dress and short-sleeved jacket with band trim; dress with a contrasting yoke and paired with a back-buttoned caraco (or a fitted jacket with three-quarter length sleeves).

Source

An image of the pattern envelope for the second design from the left can be found here: http://vintagepatterns.wikia.com/wiki/Simplicity_1897

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives

Location

box OSx1, folder 7

Identifier

KA008601_OSx1_f07_10v

Citation

Esta Nesbitt. "Spring Forecast: Two-Season Dresses". circa 1956. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; General (KA0086.02). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Jul 2019.

Use Restrictions

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




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