Norman Norell collection 1941 – 1974

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About

Norman Norell (1900-1972) was the first American fashion designer to compete successfully with French couture. In 1943, he received the first Coty American Fashion Critics Award, and was inducted into the Coty Hall of Fame in 1956. Norell served as a visiting critic at Parsons School of Design from 1943 to 1972. The collection includes biographical material, clippings, sketches, photographs, scrapbooks, and five examples of Norell's clothing.

Collection Identifier

KA003501

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Related people/organizations

William J. Cunningham
Peter Moore
Norman Norell
Traina-Norell (Firm)

Related collections

Parsons School of Design Alumni Association records
Parsons School of Design Fashion Design Department records

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