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Full length cape with notch collar.

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2003982
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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: 1941-02-24
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
Chains
Hats -- 1940-1949
Lapels
Collars -- 1940-1949
Notes
Source identifier : 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content : Image includes small sketch of back of garment.

Content : The "notch collar" is styled like the lapels of a suit, and a chain attached to its larger points holds the cape closed. There appear to be vertical slits at waist level to allow the wearer's hands to pass through.

Content: Written on image: "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Feb. 24, 1941"
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: ec1c1190-c5d1-012f-c158-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1941: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full length cape with notch collar." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a18a-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full length cape with notch collar." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a18a-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1941). Full length cape with notch collar. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a18a-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Wikipedia Citation

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Full length cape with notch collar.