16 juin 2009

Passion for Fashion: Six Mariano Fortuny @ Kerry Taylor Auctions

A Mariano Fortuny stencilled white gauze tabard, early 20th century printed with Near Eastern motifs of black scrolls and edging lines, side slits, chest approx 101cm, 40in. Estimate £600 - £800 Note : cf. Mariano Fortuny His Life & Work, Guillermo de Osma, p.214 for a photograph of an identical tunic in the Museo Fortuny, photograph archive Venice A Mariano Fortuny raspberry-pink silk Delphos gown, circa 1935, the stencilled tie belt marked to the reverse `Fortuny', the shoulders threaded... [Lire la suite]