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Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrationsSaks Fifth Avenue (KA0086.05) ➔ Sheath, Empire Waist, and Pencil Dresses

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Saks Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.) (commissioner)

Date

circa 1960

Work Type

drawings

Measurements

22 in (width) x 22 in (height)

Description

Illustration for a Saks Fifth Avenue print advertisement featuring three women in a restaurant setting wearing short evening or cocktail dresses. From left to right: sheath dress with a scoop neckline; empire-waisted dress with scalloped hem; pencil dress with attached scarf and brooch. Each dress is paired with elbow-length gloves.

Inscription

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE;INSERT/TONIGHT;COMBINATION LINE AND/HALF TONE - DROP WHITES/HOLD BLACKS SOLID

Related Terms

fashion illustration
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box OSxxx7, folder 2

Identifier

KA008601_OSxxx7_f02_01

Citation

Esta Nesbitt. Sheath, Empire Waist, and Pencil Dresses. circa 1960. Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations; Saks Fifth Avenue (KA0086.05). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 21 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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