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Cape with entire yoke of embroidery.

Image ID: 2003978

Cape with entire yoke of embroidery. (Jan 06 1941)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Cape with entire yoke of embroidery.


: Alexander, Pearl Levy -- Designer

Additional Name(s)

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

Created Date

: Jan 06 1941

Specific Material Type

: mixed_materials


: JJ 959


: Fine, lacy black embroidered detail gives a Spanish touch to this cape. Note 2.) Image includes small sketch of back of garment. Note 3.) Written on image: "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Jan 6, 1941"


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

Source Description

: 14 stenciled fashion plates : watercolor and gouache on artists paper ; approx. 27 x 19 cm.


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC André-COSTU-cap

Digital ID

: 2003978

Record ID

: 1938321

Digital Item Published

: 5-17-2011

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