21 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 125
GBP 200 - GBP 400
AN EVENING ENSEMBLE
comprising a black silk satin A-line gown, labelled Pauline Trigère,; and a bolero jacket, heavily embellished with sequins and beading, and with mink trim to collar and cuffs, unabelled (2)
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The American designer Pauline Trigère's clients included the Duchess of Windsor, the actress Claudette Colbert, and singer Lena Horne. Her label began in 1942, and was well known for classic glamour throughout the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
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