• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 312

    A VOLUMINOUS PINK SILK GAZAR EVENING CAPE

    SIMONETTA, ROME, 1970

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VOLUMINOUS PINK SILK GAZAR EVENING CAPE
    SIMONETTA, ROME, 1970
    flared from the shoulders to the knee at the front and to the floor at the back, diguised ribbon tie at the neck


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    This coat was photographed extensively, with fresh floral ribbons

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    Provenance

    This cape was bought at a charity auction at Grosvenor House, London.


    Literature

    Sketched by Karl Lagerfeld, cf pages 42-43, Karl Lagerfeld's Sketchbook: An Illustrated Fashion Journal of Anna Piaggi.