Motley costume designs, 1936-1965.

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Motley, pseud. Motley costume designs, 1936-1965.

Motley costume designs, 1936-1965.

Original color costume designs on paper, tracing paper, or board, possibly created by Elizabet (Montgomery) Wilmot, one of the three women who designed under the pseudonym Motley.

2 boxes (91 drawings) : col. ; 51 x 41 cm. or smaller.

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