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Title
Three piece cape suit.
Names
Alexander, Pearl Levy (Designer)
André (Firm) (Creator)
Collection

André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection

1940s Cape

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1940-12-30
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC André-COSTU-cap
Topics
Fashion
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Suits (Clothing) -- 1940-1949
Hats -- 1940-1949
Ensembles (costume) -- 1940-1949
Genres
Fashion design drawings
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: The cape's lining ("revers") matches the material from which the suit is made. The cape has arm-holes. Note the unusual, two-lobed hat.
Content: Written on image: "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Dec. 30, 1940"
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment and simple drawing of suit without cape.
Date: Illustration origninally bound in Spring, 1940-1941.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e841c1b0-c5d1-012f-3aa2-58d385a7bc34
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. "Three piece cape suit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a17f-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. "Three piece cape suit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a17f-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). Three piece cape suit. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a17f-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Wikipedia Citation

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Three piece cape suit.