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Used for three-dimensional objects. Includes: banners; buttons; medals; mugs; pens; pins; realia; samples; T-shirts; textiles; tote bags; wallpapers

Claire McCardell clothing

Creator : McCardell, Claire

before 1950, before 1958, 2.7 linear feet
This collection consists of one iridescent red dress and one light blue and white houndstooth shirt designed by Claire McCardell. The dress was purchased by Patricia Tyson of New York City.

New School realia (ONGOING)

Creator : New School

2004-2015, 2.5 linear feet
This ongoing collection consists of objects and ephemera produced for The New School. Items include mugs, t-shirts, tote bags, pens, and other objects.

Norman Norell collection

Creator : Norell, Norman

1941-1974, 13 linear ft
Norman Norell (1900-1972) was the first American fashion designer to compete successfully with French couture. In 1943, he received the first Coty American Fashion Critics Award, and in 1956 he was inducted into the Coty Hall of Fame. Norell served as a visiting critic at Parsons School of Design from 1943 to 1972. The collection includes awards, biographical material, clippings, fashion sketches, photographs, publicity scrapbooks, and five examples of Norell's clothing.

Parsons School of Design realia (ONGOING)

Creator : Parsons School of Design

2013, 1 item
This ongoing collection consists of Parsons realia, and currently consists of a School of Fashion t-shirt with the inscription "You Never Leave Parsons".