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    Sale 5001

    Resurrection: Avant-Garde Fashion

    30 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    PACO RABANNE (B.1934)

    AN IMPORTANT BOMBER JACKET

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PACO RABANNE (B.1934)
    AN IMPORTANT BOMBER JACKET
    1967, black leather, with rivetted aluminium panels arranged as hexagons, brass zip and press-stud cuffs
    See also Page 14.


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    Christie's would like to thank Paco Rabanne for his confirmation that this jacket was specifically made for Brigitte Bardot.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Made for Brigitte Bardot, to be worn in a film promotion.


    Literature

    L. Kamitsis,, London, 1999, (example illustrated, worn by Twiggy, with matching helmet and skirt).