3 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
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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