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Two Designer Wraps, Including a Vintage Chanel

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
545
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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Two Designer Wraps, Including a Vintage Chanel, c. 1960s-70s, Chanel in lightweight sheer cotton or cotton-blend with multicolored graphics and striped border; and a large aqua silk taffeta shawl, reportedly designed by Bill Blass but without label, 41 1/2 x 48 and 36 x 130 in., respectively.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $100-150

Chanel with a few spots/stains to white. No holes or tears. (Blass) with a couple of minor spots, and a few areas of dirt. Overall good.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chanel, Cotton, Taffeta

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