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Full length cape [with] tuxedo and lining of faille silk or white caracul.

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Title
Full length cape [with] tuxedo and lining of faille silk or white caracul.
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: 1941-02-17
Date Issued: Spring, 1940-1941
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC André-COSTU-cap
Topics
Fashion
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Hats -- 1940-1949
Facings (costume components)
Underlinings (Clothing)
Genres
Fashion design drawings
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 24311a (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: "Tuxedo", as used here, seems to mean the large folded-back "lapels" of the cape, reminiscent of the similar wide lapels on a man's formal jacket. "Faille" is a closely-woven, slightly ribbed fabric made of cotton or silk. "Caracul" is Persian lamb, or a textile made to resemble it. Note the extravagant hat and the back of the collar of the cape, worked to look like a bow.
Content: Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Content: Written on image: "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Feb. 17, 1941"
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eb704550-c5d1-012f-2beb-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
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full length cape [with] tuxedo and lining of faille silk or white caracul." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a188-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Full length cape [with] tuxedo and lining of faille silk or white caracul." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a188-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1941). Full length cape [with] tuxedo and lining of faille silk or white caracul. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9921a168-a188-1c4d-e040-e00a180669ef

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Full length cape [with] tuxedo and lining of faille silk or white caracul.