+ o - ^
previous next

Bias cut plaid cape.

More Details Cite This Item

Library division & collection with this item:

This Item

Bias cut] plaid cape.

View this item elsewhere:

Bias cut plaid cape.
Alexander, Pearl Levy (Designer)
André (Firm) (Creator)

André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection

1940s Cape

Dates / Origin
Place: New York
Date Created: 1941-01-06
Date Issued: Spring, 1940-1941
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC André-COSTU-cap
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Pockets -- 1940-1949
Fashion design drawings
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: "Bias" refers to how the pattern runs horizontally/vertically on the front panel and yoke, but diagonally on the sleeves, pockets and back sections. Note the pockets, positioned right under the slits where the arms pass through the cape's front.
Content: Written on image: "Note how cloth is cut so that material falls on the bias at the side and in the back." "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Jan 6, 1941"
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9a6c400-c5d1-012f-5c88-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 1941: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bias cut plaid cape." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a183-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bias cut plaid cape." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a183-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1941). Bias cut plaid cape. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a183-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a183-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef | title= (still image) Bias cut plaid cape., (1941) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=August 23, 2017 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Bias cut plaid cape.