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Title
Fitted coat with taffeta decorations on shoulders and an attached belt
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: 1940-12-23
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
Leaves
Turbans
Belts (Clothing) -- 1940-1949
Shoulders (Costume)
Genres
Fashion design drawings
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: "Taffeta" is a stiff, shiny silky fabric with a slightly-ribbed texture. "Applique" refers to fabric shapes sewn on a background to make a design.
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Content: Printed on image: "Taffeta leaves are appliqued on shoulder piece[s]. Belt is stitched down at sides and [left] open at front to tie." "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Avenue New York City December 23, 1940."
Date: Illustration origninally bound in Spring, 1940-1941.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8478130-c5d2-012f-3d34-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Fitted coat with taffeta decorations on shoulders and an attached belt" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0ed-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. "Fitted coat with taffeta decorations on shoulders and an attached belt" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0ed-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). Fitted coat with taffeta decorations on shoulders and an attached belt Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a0ed-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

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Fitted coat with taffeta decorations on shoulders and an attached belt