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Parsons School of Design photograph collection (pre-2008 accessions)Departments and programs (PC040101.02) ➔ Actress Joan Rivers Examining Clothes at Parsons School of Design with Fashion Design Department Chair Frank Rizzo and Professor Theresa Chiappetta

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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


Actress and Comedian Joan Rivers, Fashion Design Department Chair Frank Rizzo, professor Theresa Chiappetta, and an unidentified man examine a wall of fashion drawings made by students in the Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department. In front of them on a table are unfinished projects. Racks of clothes and dress forms can be seen in the background.


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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