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Title
Soft, slim straight-line coat [with cord across top of shoulders.]
Names
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: 1940-12-16
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC Andre COSTU-Coa-194
Topics
Fashion
Coats -- 1940-1949
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Turbans
Braid
Frogs (fasteners)
Shirring
Cord (fiber product)
Genres
Fashion design drawings
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Content: Printed on image: "Soft slim straight-line coat. Cord on shoulders continues into loop for closing at neck. Shirring beneath cord." "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Avenue New York City December 16, 1940"
Content: The shoulder cord gives this coat a military or drum-major accent. The closing made with the cord ends is probably a "frog", a fastening in which a loop passes over a knot or button.
Date: Illustration origninally bound in Spring, 1940-1941.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b39457c0-c5d2-012f-d124-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library holds or manages the copyright(s) in this item. If you need information about reusing this item, please go to: http://nypl.org/permissions

Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1940: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Soft, slim straight-line coat [with cord across top of shoulders.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0e0-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Soft, slim straight-line coat [with cord across top of shoulders.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0e0-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1940). Soft, slim straight-line coat [with cord across top of shoulders.] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0e0-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Wikipedia Citation

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Soft, slim straight-line coat [with cord across top of shoulders.]