- Plaid topcoat with vertical patch pockets at waist
- Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Unless their linings slanted downwards, it would be easy for things to fall out of these pockets. They're most likely for holding light objects (like the scarf shown here), or for putting one's hands into in cold weather. The accents dividing the sleeves mimic the way the coat closes in front.
Written on image: "Designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Dec. 23, 1940"
- Alexander, Pearl Levy -- Designer
André (Firm) -- Creator
Teitelbaum, Walter -- Donor
- Dec 23 1940
- 1940s Coat.
André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection
Plaid topcoat [with vertical patch pockets at waist].
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- Coats -- 1940-1949
Fashion design drawings
Pockets -- 1940-1949
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949