• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    A COTTON MEZZARA

    GENOA, 1860S

    Price Realised  

    A COTTON MEZZARA
    GENOA, 1860S
    printed with a menagerie of exotic animals beneath a palm tree
    100in. x 98in. (254cm. x 249cm.)


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    Mezzara were used by grandes dames in Genoa as sorties-de-bal capes to wear over out-sized crinoline skirts

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