(artist)Simplicity Pattern Co.
13 in (width) x 10 in (height)
Three illustrations of Simplicity sewing patterns by Nesbitt along with photographs of the same ensembles. The illustration at the top left depicts a square-necked sheath dress with peg-skirt pockets, paired with a cropped jacket featuring large flap pockets and three-quarter length sleeves. The illustration at the center right depicts a one-piece tunic-effect jumper with coordinating shawl and turtle-necked blouse. The illustration at the bottom left depicts a jumper-dress with an extended front placket and coordinating long-sleeved blouse. Copy suggests that these designs are meant for students or young professionals.
An image of the pattern envelope for the design at the top right can be found here: http://vintagepatterns.wikia.com/wiki/Simplicity_3663
Kellen Design Archives
box OSx1, folder 7
Esta Nesbitt. Simplicity Patterns 3663, 3638, and 3682: Three Teen Ensembles .
1950s. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 22 Jul 2019
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