• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 293

    A COCKTAIL DRESS OF BLACK SILK CHIFFON

    COCO CHANEL, CIRCA 1926

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A COCKTAIL DRESS OF BLACK SILK CHIFFON
    COCO CHANEL, CIRCA 1926
    with geometric black panels of beads cascading from the hip line to the hem
    Labelled: Gabrielle Chanel, Paris


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    Provenance

    Sold with a copy of a Vanity article.


    Literature

    Sketched by Karl Lagerfeld, cf page 27, Karl Lagerfeld's Sketchbook: An Illustrated Fashion Journal of Anna Piaggi