Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958). Bathing suit, ca. 1957. American. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of S. Capezio Inc., 1966 (2009.300.3849)

Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958). Bathing suit, ca. 1957. American. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of S. Capezio Inc., 1966 (2009.300.3849)

* American Ensemble cotton 1943–44 Claire McCardell (1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks

* American Ensemble cotton 1943–44 Claire McCardell (1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks

Clare McCardell 1950's. I will make this for the summer. I love it! If I made a matching button up top I could go to work and then the beach!

Clare McCardell 1950's. I will make this for the summer. I love it! If I made a matching button up top I could go to work and then the beach!

Dress  Claire McCardell  (American, 1905–1958)  Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1948 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 49 in. (124.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Kohle Yohannan, 2010

Dress Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1948 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 49 in. (124.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Kohle Yohannan, 2010

Dress  Claire McCardell  (American, 1905–1958)  Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1943 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

Dress Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1943 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length: 43 1/2 in. (110.5 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

1950s Vintage Sundress  50s Claire McCardell by Sweetbeefinds, $388.00

1950s Vintage Sundress - 50s Claire McCardell Golden Yellow Sundress - Leo Sunshine

Ensemble  Claire McCardell  (American, 1905–1958)    Manufacturer:      Townley Frocks (American)  Date:      1944  Culture:      American  Medium:      cotton, rayon  Dimensions:      (a) Length: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm) (b) Length: 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm) (c) Length: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) (d) Length: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)  Credit Line:      Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

Ensemble Claire McCardell (American, 1905–1958) Manufacturer: Townley Frocks (American) Date: 1944 Culture: American Medium: cotton, rayon Dimensions: (a) Length: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm) (b) Length: 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm) (c) Length: 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) (d) Length: 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Claire McCardell, 1949

Claire McCardell dress for afternoons or country dinner parties. The cotton batiste by Bates is printed with a French documentary design called. Photograph by Rutledge for Vogue, April 1, 1951.

Claire McCardell dress for afternoons or country dinner parties. The cotton batiste by Bates is printed with a French documentary design called. Photograph by Rutledge for Vogue, April 1, 1951.

Playsuit with skirt - Clare McCardell 1943. CLOTHES THESE DAYS NEED TO LOOK LIKE THIS!! I'M SO IN LOVE <3 <3

Playsuit with skirt - Clare McCardell 1943. CLOTHES THESE DAYS NEED TO LOOK LIKE THIS!! I'M SO IN LOVE <3 <3

Dress, Claire McCardell, 1948    via The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jacqueline Loewe Fowler Costume Collection, Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 1983

Dress, Claire McCardell, 1948 via The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jacqueline Loewe Fowler Costume Collection, Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 1983

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