folder 4 - Coco Chanel, 1955

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US NNFIT SC.320.4

Title

Coco Chanel, 1955

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  • 1955 (Creation)

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Name of creator

(1883-1971)

Biographical history

Coco Chanel (1883-1971) was a French fashion designer and the founder of the Chanel brand. Chanel is renowned for her prolific post- World War I fashion creations, including the Chanel suit, quilted Chanel purses, and Chanel fragrances. In addition, Chanel is famous for popularizing the "little black dress." Designs by Chanel emphasized simplicity and elegance. Chanel is considered one of the most influential designers of the 20th century.

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Photographer for Harper's Bazaar.

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The series is comprised of 6 black and white photographs.

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Photographic prints

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