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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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In the 1930s Valentina began designing costumes for the stage, which she had loved since her days in Kiev, and Hollywood. In 1933 she designed costumes for Judith Anderson for the play Coming of Age, which established her as a costume designer. By 1936, when she did Lynn Fontanne's clothes for the role of a White Russian pseudocountess in the play Idiot's Delight, the designer was well known enough for columnists to recognize her work. Valentina also did stage costumes for Helen Hayes, Mary Martin, and Vera Zorina as well as Clifton Webb's dressing gowns and pajamas for the play The Man Who Came to Dinner. Her Hollywood following included Norma Shearer, Rosalind Russell, and Greta Garbo.

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