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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsMademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03) ➔ Red Spotted Midriff Top and Bikini-Brief Shorts


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Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Mademoiselle (commissioner)


July 1960

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proofs (printed matter)


25 in (width) x 19 in (height)


Illustration featured in the July 1960 issue of Mademoiselle magazine in a summer fashion editorial titled "Scoops: Playable Now", where it is indicated that the ensemble shown consists of a "midriff top separated by a sunny stretch of almost bikini-brief shorts." In the editorial, both pieces appear to have a light brown leopard print, showing that the red and pink hues presented here were changed in production.


Esta Nesbitt;(Red)/(Pink)/leave whites as white/make tone neg/from overlay

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Kellen Design Archives


box OSxxx3, folder 5




Esta Nesbitt. Red Spotted Midriff Top and Bikini-Brief Shorts . July 1960. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

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