proofs (printed matter)
26 in (width) x 20 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 blue batiste sleep shift with a tucked, lace-edged yoke by Barbizon. The figure in the center wears a lilac-pink shift of nylon tricot with applique lace flowers by Artemis, and the figure on the right wears a blue, front-buttoned shift with a wide yoke and flounced hem by Kayser.
2 colors - see overlay - see stat;Esta Nesbitt for May/61
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.
Kellen Design Archives
box OSxxx5, folder 1
Esta Nesbitt; Barbizon; Artemis; Kayser. Shift Nightdresses with Lace Trim.
May 1961. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 20 Jul 2019
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