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Parsons School of Design photograph collection (pre-2008 accessions)Departments and programs (PC040101.02) ➔ Actress and Comedian Joan Rivers Selecting Clothes at Parsons School of Design

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Parsons School of Design (commissioner)
Joan Rivers (subject)
Frank S. Rizzo (subject)
Theresa Chiappetta (subject)


March 1971

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photographic prints


From left to right, Fashion Design Department Chair Frank Rizzo, professor Theresa Chiappetta, and actress Joan Rivers wearing a fur hat, examine fashion drawings made by students in the Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department. An article about her visit appears in the June 30, 1971 issue of the New School Bulletin. According to the publication's credits, this photograph may have been taken by Peter Moore.


Comedienne Joan Rivers selecting original designs for her own wardrobe by students at Parsons School of Design (1971)


box 2, folder 1



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