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    Sale 5340

    Interiors - 20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints

    16 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 445

    HALSTON COUTURE

    A GREEN AND GOLD SILK CAFTAN MADE FOR MARTHA GRAHAM

    Price Realised  

    HALSTON COUTURE
    A GREEN AND GOLD SILK CAFTAN MADE FOR MARTHA GRAHAM
    early 1980s, deep green chiffon woven with gilt metal waves, with integral wrap
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    From Ms Graham to her aide, and thence by descent.

    Halston's serious glamour dominated American design in the 1970s; his classical, elegant and simple clothes were coveted by movie stars, performers and artists. In that disco-crazed era, his designs translated easily to theatre and dance. In fact, he costumed several productions for Martha Graham's company, as well as creating couture for her own wardrobe.

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