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Vera Tulip Time in Rockefeller Center Top, Slim Fit

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Description

The artist Vera Neumann (American, 19071993) had a following as varied as her products: First Lady Bess Truman selected Vera designs for the White House fabrics, and Marilyn Monroe draped herself in Vera scarves for her last photography shoot. Her work is in the collection of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Our colorful top features a detail adapted from Tulip Time in Rockefeller Center, an original 1963 Vera design.

Polyester/Spandex. Slim fit. Cap sleeves. Made in the USA. Machine washable.

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  • View size chart.
  • Polyester/Spandex
  • Slim fit
  • Cap sleeves
  • Made in the USA
  • Machine washable

Art History

A fine arts graduate of New York Citys free Cooper Union, Vera Neumann (American, 19071993) started her career as a textile designer. She began her business creating placemats on the kitchen table of her small studio apartment. Her bold colors and striking designs were an immediate success. Shortly thereafter, she purchased surplus U.S. military parachute silk to branch out into what became her signature product, scarves. As Neumanns company grew, she became known professionally as just Vera, and her following became as varied as her products: First Lady Bess Truman selected Vera designs for the White House fabrics, Marilyn Monroe draped herself in Vera scarves for her last photography shoot, in Vogue, and John Lennon was one of the first collectors of her paintings. By the time of her death, Neumanns designs spanned five decades, and she had been honored with a retrospective of her work at the Smithsonian.

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Description

The artist Vera Neumann (American, 19071993) had a following as varied as her products: First Lady Bess Truman selected Vera designs for the White House fabrics, and Marilyn Monroe draped herself in Vera scarves for her last photography shoot. Her work is in the collection of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Our colorful top features a detail adapted from Tulip Time in Rockefeller Center, an original 1963 Vera design.

Polyester/Spandex. Slim fit. Cap sleeves. Made in the USA. Machine washable.

View size chart.





  • View size chart.
  • Polyester/Spandex
  • Slim fit
  • Cap sleeves
  • Made in the USA
  • Machine washable




Art History

A fine arts graduate of New York Citys free Cooper Union, Vera Neumann (American, 19071993) started her career as a textile designer. She began her business creating placemats on the kitchen table of her small studio apartment. Her bold colors and striking designs were an immediate success. Shortly thereafter, she purchased surplus U.S. military parachute silk to branch out into what became her signature product, scarves. As Neumanns company grew, she became known professionally as just Vera, and her following became as varied as her products: First Lady Bess Truman selected Vera designs for the White House fabrics, Marilyn Monroe draped herself in Vera scarves for her last photography shoot, in Vogue, and John Lennon was one of the first collectors of her paintings. By the time of her death, Neumanns designs spanned five decades, and she had been honored with a retrospective of her work at the Smithsonian.


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