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McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958
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Nude sketches and figure studies, 1927-1928

This folder contains charcoal and crayon nude sketches and figure studies, may have been done while McCardell attended the Parisian branch of New York School of Fine and Applied Art (today known as Parsons). Most sketches are signed and dated.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Nude sketches and figure studies, 1928

This folder contains pencil, charcoal and crayon nude sketches and figure studies, may have been done while McCardell attended the Parisian branch of New York School of Fine and Applied Art (today known as Parsons). Most sketches are signed and d...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1945

This folder contains Xeroxed clippings from 1945 as well as undated clippings. Includes a cover of Vogue featuring her prize-winning collection for the Blum Store (1945). Also in this folder are examples of swimwear designs.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1949

This folder contains Xeroxed clippings. It includes many examples of McCardell's resort and beachwear designs, and several examples of her evening wear designs. Also in the folder are several clippings regarding British designer Edward Molyne...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1949-1950

This folder contains Xeroxed clippings, including McCardell's bathing suit featured on the cover of Life Magazine. Also in the folder are clipping regarding McCardell's men's wear design for an event related to the Costume Institute...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Fashion Magazine Clippings, 1942

This folder contains clippings from publications such as WWD, Bazaar, Vogue and Glamour among others. It includes examples of the 'surprise alert' suit designed by McCardell that year as well as 'was savings' clothes using mini...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Fashion Magazine Clippings, 1943

This folder contains clippings from local and national publications including Town & Country and WWD. It includes examples of McCardell's 'Pop-Over' dresses, 'Diaper Suit' beachwear and the September 13th cover of Life...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1946

This folder contains clippings, including illustrated examples of McCardell's Portuguese plaids collection, and a wide range of her active wear designs: ski outfits, sailing suit, swimwear and skating outfits.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1948

This folder contains clippings from newspapers and magazines. It includes examples of McCardell's printed day dresses, knits, evening dresses, maternity dresses and several clippings relating to her denim collection.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Design Clippings, 1949

This folder contains clippings from newspapers and magazines. It includes examples of McCardell's 'Grecian' style jersey dresses, coats, resort and swimwear.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Advertisements, 1928-1956

This folder contains advertisements from retailers across the country who sold McCardell's designs. Also in the folder is an advertisement for her line of Utility fashion for Lord & Taylor, as well as a booklet of a Denim line of Townely ...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1949-1951

This folder contains Xeroxed advertisements from leading department stores like Lord & Taylor, Niemen-Marcus and Bonwit Teller, as well as many lesser known retailers. The variety of retailers who sold McCardell's designs shows the extent...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1949

This folder contains advertisements for retailers such as Niemen-Marcus,, Bonwit Teller and Lord & Taylor, as well as for fabric and yarn manufacturers. It includes an advertisement for "Futuramic Oldsmobile" for which McCardell desi...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Department Store Advertisements, 1952-1954

This folder contains advertisements of sunglasses and gloves lines McCardell designed, as well as ads for retailers such as Bonwit teller and Niemen-Marcus. In the folder there is also an ad for Chrysler featuring McCardell herself along side desi...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Sketches and Illustrations, Undated

This folder contains pencil fashion illustrations of mostly day dresses and knits, some have detailed hand written notes of style numbers, construction and fabric information. Also in the folder are some pencil sketches of architectural and figure...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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