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Shirtwaist" collar on soft dressmaker coat.

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Title
Shirtwaist" collar on soft dressmaker coat.
Names
Teitelbaum, Walter (Donor)
Alexander, Pearl Levy (Designer)
André (Firm) (Creator)
Collection

André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection

1940s Coat.

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1940-12-30
Date Issued: Spring, 1940-1941
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC Andre COSTU-Coa-194
Topics
Coats -- 1940-1949
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Fasteners
Braid
Shoulders (Costume)
Collars -- 1940-1949
Notes
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Content: Interesting accents on this coat include rows of epaulet-like braid at the shoulders, and a "Mobius strip" waist fastening with an "infinity sign" shape achieved with a twist in its fabric. Note how the artist skillfully uses white highlights to suggest the softness of the coat's material.
Content: Printed on image: "André fashions" "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Dec. 30, 1940"
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bbfb6ac0-c5d2-012f-2359-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1940: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Shirtwaist" collar on soft dressmaker coat." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0f7-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Shirtwaist" collar on soft dressmaker coat." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0f7-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Shirtwaist" collar on soft dressmaker coat. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0f7-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

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Shirtwaist" collar on soft dressmaker coat.