Ruth S. Graftstrom
(artist)Bonwit Teller & Co
12.5 in (width) x 17.5 in (height)
Three-piece women's suit featuring a fitted blazer, wide slacks with front seams, and a contrasting vest. The suit is worn with a patterned scarf that is tied around the head. This illustration was presumably created for a Bonwit Teller advertisement based on the store's stamp on the front. However, the inscription on the back labels it as a newspaper ad for Saks Fifth Avenue, so the true use of this illustration is unknown.
newspapers ad. Saks Fifth Avenue/Ruth S. Graftstrom circa 1946/property of Juke Goodman;BONWIT TELLER INC./721 5th AVE;Graftstrom
Kellen Design Archives
box KOSxx2, folder 3
Ruth S. Graftstrom; Juke Goodman. Three-Piece Women's Suit with Patterned Head Scarf .
circa 1946. Juke Goodman collection of fashion illustrations. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 19 Aug 2019
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