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Full length cape with notch collar.

Image ID: 2003982

Full length cape with notch collar. (Feb 24 1941)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Full length cape with notch collar.


: Alexander, Pearl Levy -- Designer

Additional Name(s)

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

Published Date

: Spring, 1940-1941

Created Date

: Feb 24 1941

Specific Material Type

: mixed_materials


: XX 979


: Image includes small sketch of back of garment. Note 2.) The "notch collar" is styled like the lapels of a suit, and a chain attached to its larger points holds the cape closed. There appear to be vertical slits at waist level to allow the wearer's hands to pass through. Note 3.) Written on image: "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Feb. 24, 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

: 2003982

Record ID

: 1938325

Digital Item Published

: 5-17-2011

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