Wrapping provided for McCardell the shaping not only of the material itself but also of the sections of the body that remain uncovered. Thus, this McCardell dress, seen from front and back, offers very different views

Playsuit Ensemble, Claire McCardell (American, Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date:

Claire McCardell sundress in cotton. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Claire McCardell, 1956

Claire McCardell, Cape, Fall/Winter The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Dress Claire McCardell (American, Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1943 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

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