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[Slim boxy coat with tuck treatment at shoulders and "club"-shaped fastenings.]

Image ID: 2003814

[Slim boxy coat with tuck treatment at shoulders and "club"-shaped fastenings.] (Dec 16 1940)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Slim boxy coat with tuck treatment at shoulders and "club"-shaped fastenings.]


: 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


: DD 794


: Image includes small sketch of back of garment. Note 2.) The fastenings of this coat are interesting, in that they could be buttons or just decorations. The three-lobed shapes (like the suit of clubs in a deck of cards) could pass through buttonholes and hang outside, or could just be decorations on the surface of a flap that closes inside with clips or hook-and-eye fasteners. Note 3.) Printed on image: "Slim boxy coat with tucks at shoulders released to give softness to body." "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Avenue New York City December 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

: 2003814

Record ID

: 1938157

Digital Item Published

: 5-17-2011

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