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    Sale 5001

    Resurrection: Avant-Garde Fashion

    30 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 24

    PIERRE CARDIN (B.1922)
    AN IMPORTANT 'SATELLITE' CAPE

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    PIERRE CARDIN (B.1922)
    AN IMPORTANT 'SATELLITE' CAPE
    circa 1965, glossy scarlet vinyl lined with synthetic fleece, fitted with heavy brass zip, with designer's label Créations Pierre Cardin Paris


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    This cape is the epitome of 'Space Age' couture, coming straight from Cape Canaveral to the catwalk in new, shiny plastic.

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    Literature

    J. Pavitt, Fear and Fashion in the Cold War, London, 2008, p.59 (example illustrated)