• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    A CIRCULAR SKIRT AND BLACK WOOL JACKET

    LANVIN CASTILLO, 1950S

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    A CIRCULAR SKIRT AND BLACK WOOL JACKET
    LANVIN CASTILLO, 1950S
    the skirt composed of appliqué black velvet cut-outs, the jacket boxy with a Peter Pan collar
    Labelled: La Boutique de Jeanne Lanvin & Castillo and Lanvin 22 Faubg St Honoré, Paris (2)


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    Antonio Canovas del Castillo was invited to join the house of Lanvin in 1950, by Jeanne Lanvin's daughter, with the hopes of rejuvenating the firm, whilst maintaining its traditions of elegant design and elaborate embroidery.

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