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Two piece suit.

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

André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection

1940s Fashion Drawings.

Dates / Origin
Place Term: New York
Date Created: 1940-10-28
Date Issued: Spring 1940-1941
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC Andre FASH-194
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Caps (Headgear)
Suits (Clothing) -- 1940-1949
Skirts -- 1940-1949
Jackets -- 1940-1949
Box pleats
Pockets -- 1940-1949
Source identifier : 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content : Printed on image: "Box pleats down fronts of suit underneath which are two breast pockets. Note smart skirt with box pleats in front."

Content : Printed on image: "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 Seventh Avenue New York City"

Content: Suit with box pleats on front of skirt and dropping from shoulder on front of jacket. Slit breast pockets and flapped patch waist pockets are assimilated into box-pleat design. Includes back view.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 42465590-c5d3-012f-20b3-58d385a7bc34

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. "Two piece suit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9f02e07f-beec-ecd1-e040-e00a1806095a

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Two piece suit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9f02e07f-beec-ecd1-e040-e00a1806095a

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Two piece suit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9f02e07f-beec-ecd1-e040-e00a1806095a

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Two piece suit.