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Parsons School of Design Alumni Association recordsPhotographs (PC030201.03) ➔ Barbara Turner with Claire McCardell

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Parsons School of Design. Alumni Association (compiler)



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photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Parsons School of Design student Barbara Turner is seated beside a model, who wears her award-winning design. Parsons guest critic Claire McCardell stands in the background. The dress is patterned, pleated silk; Ms. McCardell is the award's judge and namesake.


From: Joan Klein/ Barber and Baar Associates, Inc./ 270 Madison Ave., New York 16, N.Y./ Mu 5 - 0862/ For: PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN/ Prize-winning Italian silk pleated dress in grey and red by Barbara Turner of Honolulu. Miss Turner is shown seated at left. Standing in the center is Claire McCardell, famous designer who chose the dress at right, designed and executed by Miss Turner for the Parsons-Claire McCardell Award, from designs submitted by students of the Parsons School of Design.

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Parsons Institutional Collections


box p_15, folder 7



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