30 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
MARC JACOBS (B.1963)
A KNITTED SWEATER
1984-5, wool knitted with black roundels and 'Smiley' face to arm, retailer's label Sketchbook, FOR REUBEN THOMAS NEW YORK
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Mark Jacobs designed this sweater after graduating from college. It is therefore one of his earliest designs. He has reprised this balloon mohair sweater with the smiley face in 1989.
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