• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 231

    A BLACK LACE COCKTAIL DRESS

    GABRIELLE CHANEL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLACK LACE COCKTAIL DRESS
    GABRIELLE CHANEL
    with flying panel to one side, asymmetrically draped
    labelled in side seam of slip Gabrielle Chanel on black silk, tagged 5545


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    In her early years in Rue Cambon, Chanel used her first name, Gabrielle, on her black labels.

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