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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsGeneral (KA008601.02) ➔ Simplicity Patterns 1408, 1558, 1741, and 1708: Boys' Shirt and Three Girls' Dresses

Clipping/Tear Sheet

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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 a boys' shirt and three girls' dresses. From left to right: boys' short-sleeved middy shirt; collared dress with full skirt and extended torso; full circle skirt and blouse with mandarin collar; long-waisted dress with flared inverted pleats from the hipline.


Images of the pattern envelopes for the two designs on the right can be found here:

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Kellen Design Archives


box OSx1, folder 7



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