1938 Print Toni Frissell Fashion Photo | Jay-Thorpe Dress


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This 1938 vintage magazine print has a black and white photo by Toni Frissell of a model perched on a giant hand in an evening dress examining her nails against what appears to be a clear sky in the background.

Year Published: 1938
Approximate overall size – inches: 9.5 x 12.5
Grade: Excellent

“Held up to the world here–an archetype of shirt-waist dinner dress. Pale gold lamé, supple as quicksilver, belted with jeweled black suède. An original design from Jay-Thorpe. The real mission of the giant hand was to display Revlon nail polish”.

This is a 83 yr. old original vintage ad removed from a 1938 publication and is not a reproduction of any kind.

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