12-17-2008 12-18-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2438
December 17, 2008 2:00PMCalender
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Vintage Ben Zuckerman Fur Trimmed Brown and Black Boucle Wool Ensemble

 
Auction: Discovery - 2438 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 17, 2008 2:00PM

Description:

Vintage Ben Zuckerman Fur Trimmed Brown and Black Boucle Wool Ensemble, 1960s, labeled, Bonwit Teller retailer label, the coat of chemise form with three-quarter length sleeves trimmed in black fur, the stand-up collar similarly trimmed.

N.B. Ben Zuckerman was one of New Yorks most prolific designers in the early 1960s. His tailoring and designs rival the Parisian couture houses of Dior, Givenchy, and Balenciaga. In an effort to support American designers, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy frequently wore designs by Zuckerman. The example presented here, embodies that early 1960s silhouette popularized by the First Lady.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

B. Ben Zuckerman, Ben Zuckerman Fur Trimmed Brown, Black Boucle Wool Ensemble, Bonwit Teller , Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady