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Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Vanity Fair (Lingerie) (designer)
M. C. Schrank (designer)
Faerie (designer)


May 1961

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23 in (width) x 17.5 in (height)


Three nightdresses featured in the May 1961 issue of Mademoiselle magazine in an editorial titled "Sleep Shifts/Sleep Shirts". According to the editorial's text, the figure on the left wears a tailored sleep shirt of blue nylon tricot with an embroidered chest pocket by Vanity Fair. The figure in the center wears a white sleep shirt with snow-white embroidery by M. C. Schrank, and the figure on the right wears a white batiste shirt dress with a yoke embroidered in tiny blue flowers by Faerie.


box OSxxx5, folder 1



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