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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA0086.02) ➔ "Back-to-School Fashions"

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 girls' ensembles. From left to right: flared jumper with Empire jacket tied in the back with band detail in the front; blouse, collarless jacket, and Bavarian-style suspender skirt with inverted pleats; same design as the one on the far left, shown here without the jacket; double-breasted coat and coordinating jumper with wide pleats starting at the hips.


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

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives


box OSx1, folder 7



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