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Nautical-style coat with sailor's collar and overlapping layers at shoulders.

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Title
Nautical-style coat with sailor's collar and overlapping layers at 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: 1941-02-17
Date Issued: Spring, 1940-1941, B
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC Andre COSTU-Coa-194
Topics
Fashion
Coats -- 1940-1949
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Buttons (Fasteners) -- 1900-1999
Hats -- 1940-1949
Collars -- 1940-1949
Genres
Fashion design drawings
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Printed on image: "André Fashions" "NAUTICAL COAT[.] New smooth shoulder treatment" "designed by Pearl Alexander" "ANDRE' 570 - 7th Ave New York City Feb. 17, 1941"
Content: The back of the coat's collar is large and square ("sailor's collar") in nautical style, while the large buttons on the front resemble those on a pea coat. Overlapping layers of buttoned fabric on the sleeves mimic chevrons on a military uniform. Even the hat looks like a French sailor's hat.
Content: Written on image at top, next to arrow pointing at collar: "white caracul". Caracul is Persian lamb, or a fabric woven to look like it.
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment. Note how typed date of drawing has neen corrected in pen.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): de723610-c5d2-012f-6439-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 1941: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nautical-style coat with sailor's collar and overlapping layers at shoulders." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a15c-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nautical-style coat with sailor's collar and overlapping layers at shoulders." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a15c-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1941). Nautical-style coat with sailor's collar and overlapping layers at shoulders. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a15c-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

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Nautical-style coat with sailor's collar and overlapping layers at shoulders.