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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsMademoiselle magazine (KA008601.03) ➔ Simplicity Patterns 4394, 1256, 1253, and 1252: Four Girls' Ensembles

Clipping/Tear Sheet

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


circa 1953

Work Type

tear sheets


13 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Illustration of four Simplicity sewing patterns for girls' school clothes. From left to right: fitted jacket and softly pleated flared skirt; drop-waist collared dress with a full, softly pleated skirt; two-piece collared dress with a pleated skirt and patch pockets; square-necked jumper with flaring princess lines.


An image of the pattern envelope for the dress at the top left can be found here:

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Kellen Design Archives


box OSx1, folder 7



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