Antique Memes

Wanderings through university and library image collections; etchings, leaflets, prints, lithographs, relics of yore. Items digitized from before the digital age. Let's remember what we forgot. Lest we forget.

ANTIQUE - collectible old item: a collectible decorative or household object that is valued because of its age, the style, traditions, and qualities of ancient times, old and often valuable, of interest to collectors

MEME - a cultural characteristic passed down through generations: any characteristic of a culture, e.g. its language, that can be transmitted from one generation to the next in a way analogous to the transmission of genetic information

Image Title

:  “Flower pot" coat.

Creator

: Alexander, Pearl Levy — Designer

Additional Name(s)

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

Published Date

: Spring/Summer 1939-1940

Created Date

: Sep 25 1939

Notes

: Fitted coat with nipped in waist and flared skirt, and wedge-shaped breast pockets with floral detail. Includes back view.Note 2.) Printed on image: “Designed by Pearl Levy Alexander” “Advanced spring and Palm Beach” “André 570 Seventh Avenue New York City LA 4-4627” Note 3.) Printed on image: “Note pockets in the shape of flower pots with flowers”

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