Shift Nightdresses with Lace Trim
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Object Title

Shift Nightdresses with Lace Trim

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Collection: Esta Nesbitt fashion illustrations ➔ Series: Mademoiselle magazine (KA008601.03)


Material Category
Proof
Type of Work
proofs (printed matter)
Description
Three nightdresses featured in the May 1961 issue of Mademoiselle magazine in an editorial titled "Sleep Shifts/Sleep Shirts". According to the editorial's text, the figure on the left wears a blue batiste sleep shift with a tucked, lace-edged yoke by Barbizon. The figure in the center wears a lilac-pink shift of nylon tricot with applique lace flowers by Artemis, and the figure on the right wears a blue, front-buttoned shift with a wide yoke and flounced hem by Kayser.
Date
May 1961
Related people
Esta Nesbitt (artist)
Barbizon (designer)
Artemis (designer)
Kayser (designer)
Mademoiselle (commissioner)
Measurements
26 in (width) x 20 in (height)
Inscription
2 colors - see overlay - see stat (text)
Esta Nesbitt for May/61 (text)
Related Repository
Kellen Design Archives
Use Restrictions
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Location
box OSxxx5, folder 1
Identifier
KA008601_OSxxx5_f01_04
Related Objects
Sleeveless Shift Nightdress with Lace Banded Yoke
Sleep Shirts
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