04 décembre 2011

Two velvet 'tabard' gowns, Mariano Fortuny, circa 1900-1920

A velvet 'tabard' gown and cover, Mariano Fortuny, circa 1900-1920. Photo Sotheby's the aquamarine robe stencilled in gold, with pleated silk inserts at the sides and the sleeves, embellished with lacing and Murano glass beads; and a stencilled grass green velvet cover; the cover 94 x 50 in. (239 x 127 cm.); the cover labelled Mariano Fortuny, Venise (2). Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Price Realized £6,875 Provenance: Property of the late Amanda Czaroline Severne of Shakenhurst Notes: Sold with this lot is the original purchase... [Lire la suite]
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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]