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PIERRE CARDIN (B.1922)
AN IMPORTANT 'SATELLITE' CAPE
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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
Literature
J. Pavitt, Fear and Fashion in the Cold War, London, 2008, p.59 (example illustrated)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium

Lot Essay

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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