17 juin 2009

Twenties orientalist dresses and coats from Babani, Agnès-Madame Havet, Redfern and Lanvin 1938

An early Babani orientalist gold brocaded evening jacket, circa 1912 labelled "V.Babani 98 Bd Haussmann Paris", cut Persian style lower at the back, with angled cross-over panels to the front which prestud fasten at the waist, slashed sleeves, lined in pale green silk and edged in green and wine striped silk. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500 Condition: would originally have had hook and eye fasteners - now there are prestuds, green silk lining at armholes particularly the underarms has perished. The fabric is... [Lire la suite]
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