A TIZIANI BLACK VELVET 'SCORPIO' EVENING CAPE
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A TIZIANI BLACK VELVET 'SCORPIO' EVENING CAPE

LABELED 'TIZIANI ROMA', 1968-1969

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A TIZIANI BLACK VELVET 'SCORPIO' EVENING CAPE
LABELED 'TIZIANI ROMA', 1968-1969
embroidered with a pair of diamanté scorpions to the front and one to the hood, lined with ivory moiré grosgrain silk
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Lot Essay

Worn to Princess Grace of Monaco's fortieth birthday 'Scorpio' ball on November 15, 1969. Scorpio was the Princess' birth sign, and although Miss Taylor was herself a Pisces, she was invited as the wife of a Scorpio, Richard Burton.

At this time, Karl Lagerfeld was Tiziani's freelance designer, and this cape may well be one of his designs.
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