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McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958
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Design Clippings (Monastic Dress), 1932-1938

This folder contains clippings with examples of McCardell's 'Monastic dress', dinner and hostess dresses, knitted dress, and earlier works with elements that will later become her signature such as use of plaids and stripes, and cas...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Photographs, 1938-1943

This folder contains photographs of McCardell's designs, several of them have relevant newspaper clippings attached. Also in the folder are pictures of McCardell receiving the Mademoiselle Merit Award, 1943.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Newspaper Clippings, 1939-1940

This folder contains clippings from national and local newspapers and magazines. It includes examples from her stint at Hattie Carnegie, as well as reports on her work, design aesthetic and methods and her background. Also in this folder is a cove...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Personal and Corporate Correspondence, 1940-1951

This folder contains personal and corporate correspondence, where appropriate original newspaper clippings are attached. Also in the folder an original Western Union telegram from 1946 congratulating her for winning the Fashion Trades Poll as bes...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Newspaper Clippings, 1941

This folder contains newspaper and magazine clippings, including Vogue, New York Times and Harper's Bazaar. In the folder is a report on her work designing Civilian Defense Uniforms along side designers such as Bonnie Cashin, William Bloom an...

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

Design Clippings, 1942-1943

This folder contains Xeroxed clippings of McCardell's designs including swimwear, daywear and examples of her warp dress and other styles that have become her signature over time. Also in the folder are several profile articles of the designe...

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, 1943

This folder contains clippings with examples of day dresses and summer cotton dresses. It also includes several articles about McCardell's work featuring her pictures, as well as reports on the Mademoiselle Magazine Merit Award she won that y...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Fashion Magazine Clippings, 1944

This folder contains clippings from local and national publications including Vogue and Bazaar. It includes McCardell's design of wool bathing suits, weekend and outdoors outfits. Also in the folder is a report on her winning the "Winnie...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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