12 in (width) x 18 in (height)
Presumably a preliminary sketch for a similar illustration that was featured in the July 1960 issue of Mademoiselle magazine in a summer fashion editorial titled "Scoops: Playable Now", where it is indicated that this is a "patio dress in red-red cotton broadcloth" with a giant ruffle in red and white gingham at the bottom of its voluminous skirt. The dress is shown here with hoop earrings, a large cuff bracelet, heeled sandals, and a multi-layer beaded necklace.
Kellen Design Archives
box OSx1, folder 15
Esta Nesbitt. Patio Dress with Fitted Bodice, Tied Waist, and Ruffled Skirt .
1960. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 17 Jul 2019
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