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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA0086.02) ➔ "Borrowed from Upperclassmen"

Clipping/Tear Sheet

Related people/organizations

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


circa 1956

Work Type

tear sheets


11.25 in (width) x 8 in (height)


Illustration of Simplicity sewing patterns for four children's ensembles. Clockwise from top left: jumper, skirt, and blouse with bias binding trim; sleeveless dress with a short-sleeved collared jacket that buttons in the back; short-sleeved boys' shirt with buttoned-down patch pockets; short-sleeved dress with full gathered skirt and tucked bodice joined to a flat midriff section.


Images of the pattern envelopes:

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives


box OSx1, folder 7




Esta Nesbitt. "Borrowed from Upperclassmen" . circa 1956. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; General (KA0086.02). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

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