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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsMademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03) ➔ Red Color Separation of Double-Breasted Sailor Coat and Shorts

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Bobbie Brooks (designer)
Mademoiselle (commissioner)

Date

May 1960

Work Type

drawings

Measurements

26 in (width) x 19.5 in (height)

Description

Red color separation for an illustration featured in a Mademoiselle magazine editorial about summer clothes titled "Scoops: The Ready Mixers". The editorial's text indicates that this illustration depicts a sail white cotton sharkskin jacket that is "sliced well away from the neck" in order to better see the striped blouse worn underneath. The ensemble is paired with blue cotton shorts and a white peach basket hat with blue stripe, which is shown here in red. The illustration includes a small piece of blue fabric that was presumably used for color reference.

Inscription

line neg

Source

The full editorial featuring this illustration can be found here: "Scoops: The Ready Mixers." My Fashion Database. Accessed February 17, 2015. https://www.myfdb.com/editorials/116855-mademoiselle-editorial-scoops-the-ready-mixers-may-1960.

Related Terms

Kellen Design Archives

Location

box OSxxx5, folder 2

Identifier

KA008601_OSxxx5_f02_06overlay

Citation

Esta Nesbitt; Bobbie Brooks. Red Color Separation of Double-Breasted Sailor Coat and Shorts. May 1960. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Mademoiselle magazine (KA0086.03). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 20 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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