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McCardell, Claire, 1905-1958

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Claire McCardell clothing samples collection

 Collection — Box: OSxxx-1
Identifier: KA-0125-01
Abstract This collection consists of one iridescent red dress and one light blue and white houndstooth shirt, both designed by Claire McCardell (1905-1958).
Dates: before 1950; circa 1955

Claire McCardell fashion sketches

 Collection
Identifier: KA-0082-01
Abstract Claire McCardell (1905-1958) graduated from the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (later, Parsons School of Design) in 1928 and went on to become a pivotal figure in the creation of American ready-to-wear clothing. McCardell received the Coty American Fashion Critics Award in 1944, and in the same year returned to Parsons as a critic and instructor, a position she held for the rest of her life. The Kellen Design Archives has approximately 9,000 of McCardell's working sketches, covering...
Dates: 1931 - 1958