13 in (width) x 11 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". The article indicates 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, which is not included in this sketch.
Kellen Design Archives
box OSx1, folder 15
Esta Nesbitt. Partial View of Patio Dress with Fitted Bodice .
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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