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Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated "Delphos" Gown with Murano Glass Beadwork

Auction:
2611M
Lot:
642
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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Auction:
Discovery - 2611M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 12, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated "Delphos" Gown with Murano Glass Beadwork, c. 1910, Venice, Italy, champagne-colored, with two hand-decorated strips of fabric, probably originally a single piece, a belt or sash, signed on interior back seam, "Made in Italy Fabrique en Italie Fortuny Depose," lg. approx. 62 in.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Overall great condition, a few minor dark spots to fabric/ to entire dress,
(see additional photographs). A few horizontal pulls throughout dress and a couple of areas of slight puckering. Belt/ sash pieces measure approx. 26 and 29 in. Dress does not appear to have been altered in any way.
Hemline varies by a couple of inches at various points. Measurement from top shoulder to hem approx. 60 in. From center neckline to hem approx. 57 in front and 58 in back. 8 in. slit at armholes.

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Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated, Italy, Fortuny, Murano glass, Pleat, Silk, Textile

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