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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
Teitelbaum, Walter (Donor)
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
Coats -- 1940-1949
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Buttons (Fasteners) -- 1900-1999
Hats -- 1940-1949
Collars -- 1940-1949
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 May 29, 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.