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McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958
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Design Clippings, 1948-1949

This folder contains Xeroxed clippings, some relating to the contest "Maid of Cotton" of which McCardell was a judge that year. Also in the folder are many examples of swimwear and resort designs. It is interesting to note this folder al...

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

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

Design Clippings, 1954

In this folder are Xeroxed clippings, including trend reports for spring, several clippings relating to McCardell's separates, accessories, and resort collections. Also in the folder in an article from the New Yorker, titled 'Feminine fa...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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

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

Nude sketches and figure studies, 1927-1928

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 not signed ...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Professional records, 1929-1975

Professional work. Tear sheets and clippings; advertisements; correspondence; press releases; original sketches; original photographs. All relating to her work as a successful fashion designer for over two decades.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Nude sketches and figure studies, 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). Few sketches are signed and da...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

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). Few sketches are signed and dated.

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Nude sketches and figure studies, 1928

This folder contains pencil 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

Press Coverage, 1972-1975

This folder contains news paper clipping from Fashion Week, the national news paper of retailing from November 13, 1972. It describes a retrospective fashion show of McCardell's designs, organized by American Designer Rudi Gernreich, 1922-198...

McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

Press Coverage, 1928-1956

This folder contains original magazine and newspaper clippings spanning from the early days of McCardell's career as a fashion designer to the end of it. In the folder are examples of the wide range of her designs and the unique American Spor...

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

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