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Three piece cape suit.

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2003972
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Names
Teitelbaum, Walter (Donor)
Alexander, Pearl Levy (Designer)
André (Firm) (Creator)
Collection

André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection

1940s Cape

Dates / Origin
Place Term: New York
Date Created: 1940-12-30
Date Issued: Spring, 1940-1941
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC André-COSTU-cap
Topics
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Plaid
Suits (Clothing) -- 1940-1949
Hats -- 1940-1949
Lapels
Ensembles (costume) -- 1940-1949
Notes
Source identifier : 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content : Notice the use of bias cut, with the material's pattern running horizontally/vertically on the front panels and rear yoke, and diagonally on the lapels, sleeves and back. The suit's lapels lie neatly over and inside those of the cape.

Content : Written on image: "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Dec. 30, 1940"

Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: e88a9940-c5d1-012f-5e1a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Three piece cape suit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a180-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Three piece cape suit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a180-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Three piece cape suit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a180-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Wikipedia Citation

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Three piece cape suit.