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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsMademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03) ➔ Simplicity Patterns 3663, 3638, and 3682: Three Teen Ensembles

Clipping/Tear Sheet


Related people/organizations

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

Date

1950s

Work Type

tear sheets

Measurements

13 in (width) x 10 in (height)

Description

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.

Source

An image of the pattern envelope for the design at the top right can be found here: http://vintagepatterns.wikia.com/wiki/Simplicity_3663

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives

Location

box OSx1, folder 7

Identifier

KA008601_OSx1_f07_13v

Citation

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. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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