Mariano Fortuny Black Stencilled Velvet Long Coat. Photo Vintage Luxury
Silk , velvet, metallic pigments. Pattern: Luccese. Length: 38". Hem 70". Sleeve 30". Price contact dealer
Fortuny's coats often take their inspiration from a myrid of references,renaissance,persian,arabic .These are often elaborately decorated in historical motifs surprisingly unrelated to the cut itself.
The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished color. Fortuny built his stenciled pieces layer upon layer, until he achieved the effect of a renaissance brocade. © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2011
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