André Studios 1930-1941

Fashion Drawings & Sketches in the Collections of FIT and the New York Public Library

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Title:
Double-breasted aviator's coat
Description:
Includes back view.
Printed on image: "PILOT'S COAT" "designed by Pearl Alexander" "André 570 - 7th Ave. New York City Nov. 25, 1940"
This coat was designed in an age of aviation firsts and achievements. The collar and belt are patterned after the long leather coats worn by pilots flying open-cockpit aircraft. A winged propeller insignia is on the sleeve, and the goggles-like sunglasses also support the aviation motif.
Format:
jpeg
Language:
English
eng
Names:
Alexander, Pearl Levy -- Designer
André (Firm) -- Creator
Teitelbaum, Walter -- Donor
Coverage:
Nov 25 1940
Spring 1940-1941
Date:
1940
1940
1941
Format:
jpeg
Relation:
1940s Fashion Drawings.
André Fashion Illustrations from NYPL's Picture Collection
Double-breasted aviator's coat.
Rights:
No known copyright restrictions; may be subject to third party rights
Subject:
Belts (Clothing) -- 1900-1999
Coats -- 1940-1949
Collars -- 1940-1949
Fashion design drawings
Flying
Insignia
Lapels
Sunglasses
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949
Type:
StillImage
ID:
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