26 novembre 2016

A midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, probably Schiaparelli London, Autumn-Winter, 1938

Lot 113 : A midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, probably Schiaparelli London, Autumn-Winter, 1938. Estimate: £1500 - £2500. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, probably Schiaparelli London, Autumn-Winter, 1938. unlabelled, embroidered in gilt strip and wire, with deep pink and clear beads, with gold and blue sequin detailing, fastened by simple concealed hooks and eyes, lined in blue silk crêpe de chine, bust 92cm, 36in The velvet on this jacket was embroidered to shape but,... [Lire la suite]

26 novembre 2016

An Elsa Schiaparelli couture embroidered midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, Autumn-Winter, 1937-38

Lot 109 : An Elsa Schiaparelli couture embroidered midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, Autumn-Winter, 1937-38. Estimate: £10000 - £15000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions An Elsa Schiaparelli couture embroidered midnight-blue velvet evening jacket, Autumn-Winter, 1937-38. Paris label with date, richly embroidered by Lesage with gilt strip, gilt cord and sequins, blue and pink rhinestones, with three turquoise tinted metal star-burst 'buttons' with brass closure hooks, discreet pocket vents inserted at the hips,... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2016

Oscar de la Renta: The Retrospective to Premiere at de Young

Oscar de la Renta takes a bow at the last fashion show at which he would appear. He died of cancer in late 2014. Photo: Courtesy Of Oscar De La Renta SAN FRANCISCO - The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco present the world premiere retrospective of Oscar de la Renta’s work – the first major survey celebrating the life and career of one of fashion’s most influential designers. The exhibition is organized in close collaboration with the House of Oscar de la Renta and the designer’s family, and is curated by André Leon Talley,... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2015

An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s

An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s. Estimate:£250 - £400. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s. the lavender blue ground embroidered with large peonies and other blooms, white fur collar and cuffs, lined in green damask, chest 127cm, 50in The jacket belonged to the vendor's great aunt, Florence Lewis, the daughter of a businessman from Oxford. She wore this jacket when playing bridge - putting it on over her evening dress when... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920. Printed velvet lined with silk and trimmed with silk braid. Given by Elizabeth Sarachi Milburn. Museum number: T.151-2004. Victoria & Albert Museum, London © V&A Images The green velvet jacket is printed with a decorative design and is trimmed with silk braid. The jacket fastens at the neck with a tie and then flows open in a cape-like fashion to reveal the salmon pink lining. This jacket was worn by... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

Mariano Fortuny. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920

Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920. Metallic printed silk velvet, lined in corded silk. Given by Mrs. Hollond. Museum number: T.424-1976. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images Hip length jacket of black velvet printed with a formal leaf design in gold. Edged with green velvet also printed with gold. The jacket is dolman cut in three pieces with shoulder and side seams. The sleeves which are short are also trimmed at... [Lire la suite]