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Plaid coat with four bias patch pockets covered with flaps.

Image ID: 2003809

Plaid coat with four bias patch pockets covered with flaps. (Dec 16 1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Plaid coat with four bias patch pockets covered with flaps.


: Alexander, Pearl Levy -- Designer

Additional Name(s)

: André (Firm) -- Creator
Teitelbaum, Walter -- Donor

Published Date

: Spring, 1940-1941

Created Date

: Dec 16 1940

Specific Material Type

: mixed_materials


: CC 789


: Image includes a small sketch of the back of the garment. The lining ("revers") of the coat is gray. Note 2.) Fitted plaid coat with four flapped patch pockets. Note how the plaid pattern runs horizontal/vertical above the waist and diagonal below it, suggesting that the garment is made in two pieces stitched together. The pockets are cut "on the bias", with their fabric pattern running diagonal to that of the fabric to which they're sewn. The matching hat is patterned after a trditional Scottish "glengarry" cap, and has longer, stiffer ribbons t ....
[See More...] Note 3.) Printed on image: "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Dec. 16, 1940"


: André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection / 1940s Coat.

Source Description

: 289 stenciled fashion plates (in 10 folders) : watercolor and gouache on artists paper ; approx. 27 x 19 cm.


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC Andre COSTU-Coa-194

Digital ID

: 2003809

Record ID

: 1938152

Digital Item Published

: 5-17-2011

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