- Fitted coat with trapunto embroidered gores on bodice and skirt
- "Trapunto" is a decorative technique in which fabric between parallel rows of stitches has stuffing inserted under it to create a quilted effect. "Gores" are triangular panels of material sewn into a garment as inserts to make it both looser and fuller in form.
Image includes small sketch of back of garment.
Printed 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
[Fitted coat with] trapunto embroidered gores on bodice and skirt.
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- Coats -- 1940-1949
Decoration and ornament
Fashion design drawings
Hats -- 1940-1949
Women -- Clothing & dress -- United States -- 1940-1949