21 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 138
GALANOS AND GUSTAVE TASSELL, 1960s
a pale turquoise and silver evening ensemble, comprising sleeveless gown and matching coat, the fabric brocaded in an ogival motif, labelled Galanos; and a heavy brocaded evening dress, dove grey with turquoise and bronze accents, unlabelled Tassell, labelled Bonwit Teller (2)
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The American Gustave Tassell (b.1926) worked as designer at Hattie Carnegie and Norman Norrell, among others, and is best known for his simple, elegant design. His clients included Jacqueline Kennedy.
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