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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsMademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03) ➔ Sleeveless Shift Nightdress with Lace Banded Yoke

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Munsingwear (designer)
Mademoiselle (commissioner)

Date

May 1961

Work Type

drawings

Measurements

23.5 in (width) x 18 in (height)

Description

Sleeveless nightdress featured in the May 1961 issue of Mademoiselle magazine in an editorial titled "Sleep Shifts/Sleep Shirts". According to the editorial's text, this airy shift is made from yellow nylon tricot and features a yoke that is banded widely with lace.

Inscription

Esta Nesbitt;two color - see overlay

Source

An image of the editorial that features this illustration can be found here: "Sleep Shifts." Flickr.com. https://www.flickr.com/photos/milliemotts/3899631569/in/set-72157622180285191. Accessed March 9, 2015.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives

Location

box OSxxx5, folder 1

Identifier

KA008601_OSxxx5_f01_01

Citation

Esta Nesbitt; Munsingwear. Sleeveless Shift Nightdress with Lace Banded Yoke. May 1961. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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