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    Sale 5318

    Fine Costume & Textiles: The Collector's Sale

    4 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    A SHOULDER MANTLE OF DEEP GREEN PLUSH VELVET, LABELLED DOUCET, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A SHOULDER MANTLE OF DEEP GREEN PLUSH VELVET, LABELLED DOUCET, CIRCA 1900
    trimmed at neck and hem with opalescent beadwork fringing, lined in dark green satin, labelled Mme Doucet, 21 rue de la Paix 21, Paris


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    The couture house of Jacques Doucet developed from his mother's exclusive lace business on the rue de la Paix in Paris. This label bears his mother's name but foreshadows the Belle Epoque luxury of her son's later creations.

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