09 juillet 2013

"Fashion Jewelry, The Collection of Barbara Berger" at Museum of Arts and Design

Portrait of Barbara Berger, the world's most prolific collection of costume jewellery. NEW YORK, NY.- Fashion Jewelry: The Collection of Barbara Berger is an eye-opening presentation of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings, many of them one-of-a-kind, drawn from the world-renowned collection of Barbara Berger. Featured designers include Kenneth Jay Lane, Lanvin, Missoni, Oscar de la Renta and Pucci. The exhibition is on view at the Museum of Arts and Design from June 25 through September 22, 2013 (a portion of the exhibition will... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2013

Lavish luxury in a man's waistcoat. England, 1730-1739

Lavish luxury in a man's waistcoat. England, 1730-1739 @Victoria and Albert Museum Acc.# 2521906. This costly court garment is of yellow satin embroidered with colored silk and silver thread, replete with spangles. It is lined with silk. Of note, the back is also of satin, attesting to the expense of the garment, for it would not have been seen without the jacket on.  Detail, yellow satin waistcoat, embroidered with colored silk & silver thread, replete with spangles. England, 1730-1739 @Victoria and Albert Museum... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2013

Waistcoat, 1785–95

Waistcoat, 1785–95, Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf, 1962-54-47. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Detail of waistcoat showing Dido. Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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24 juin 2013

A Balenciaga couture organza evening coat, Spring-Summer 1963

A Balenciaga couture organza evening coat, Spring-Summer 1963. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Paris labelled and numbered 87552, the brown organza ground entirely covered in curling silk petals in shades of brown, chest approx 127cm, 50in. organza ground is badly split over both shoulders - worst one is 17cm/7in long - and is lacking petals. Lacking petals from rear neck edges, there are bald patches on the sleeves, petals have faded at the sides particularly down the sleeves. Glue spots on brown organza lining where... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2013

A Cristobal Balenciaga primrose yellow silk ball gown, circa 1960

A Cristobal Balenciaga primrose yellow silk ball gown, circa 1960. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor labelled, number is indistinct, the waistline gradually descends from front to back and is punctuated by a single bow, bust 91cm, 36in, waist 66cm, 26in. Fabric is very fresh, clean appearance. Faint perspiration stains at underarms, perspiration to interior petersham waistband (minor), 1.5cm stain on skirt hem return (minor). Good condition. Estimated Price: £2,000 - £3,000 Kerry Taylor... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2013

A Balenciaga couture black silk cloqué cocktail gown, 1962-64

A Balenciaga couture black silk cloqué cocktail gown, 1962-64. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor. Eisa labelled, with integral wide gros-grain boned waspie, cross-over back fastening with bow to one side, curved seams run from underarm to rear waist, bust approx 102cm, 40in, waist 71cm, 28in; good condition, hem has been altered. It has a lock-stitched finish, should be organza edged and hand stitched. Probably lowered, could easily be put back. No loss of fabric. Estimated Price: £800 - £1,000 Kerry Taylor... [Lire la suite]


24 juin 2013

A Balenciaga couture black lace cocktail sheath, Spring 1964

A Balenciaga couture black lace cocktail sheath, Spring 1964. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor labelled and numbered 90903, with integral grosgrain corset, the embroidered black lace over crêpe de chine ground, bust approx 86cm, 34in; small stain on one breast cup of corset (minor), small area of soiling to lining, vertical ribbon has been added to slightly widen back zip fastening area - could be unpicked (minor). Good condition. Estimated Price: £600 - £1,000 Kerry Taylor Auctions. Passion... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2013

A Balenciaga black velvet and grey feather fringed hat, late 1950s

A Balenciaga black velvet and grey feather fringed hat, late 1950s. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor labelled; good condition. Estimated Price: £200 - £300 Kerry Taylor Auctions. Passion for Fashion. June 25, 2013, 2:00 PM GMT. 249-253 Long Lane London, SE1 4PR United Kingdom. Phone: +44 (0)20 8676 4600 - Fax: +44 (0)20 3137 0112 - Email: info@kerrytaylorauctions.com
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24 juin 2013

A Balenciaga couture black faille tent coat, 1950s

A Balenciaga couture black faille tent coat, 1950s. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Eisa labelled, of voluminous cut, self-lined; good condition, very fresh, no problems. Estimated Price: £1,500 - £2,000 Kerry Taylor Auctions. Passion for Fashion. June 25, 2013, 2:00 PM GMT. 249-253 Long Lane London, SE1 4PR United Kingdom. Phone: +44 (0)20 8676 4600 - Fax: +44 (0)20 3137 0112 - Email: info@kerrytaylorauctions.com  
24 juin 2013

A Balenciaga couture black wool and taffeta dinner gown, Winter, 1953

A Balenciaga couture black wool and taffeta dinner gown, Winter 1953. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Eisa labelled, with diagonal front waistline, taffeta edged panels tie at the hip, buttons below, bust 86-92cm, 34-36in, waist 51cm, 20in.; good condition, no alterations, very fresh appearance, looks little worn. Estimated Price: £1,500 - £2,000 Provenance: Anne Moen Bullitt.   Kerry Taylor Auctions. Passion for Fashion. June 25, 2013, 2:00 PM GMT. 249-253 Long Lane London,... [Lire la suite]


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