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

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
841
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Mariano Fortuny Silk Pleated "Delphos" Gown with Murano Glass Beadwork, Venice, c. 1910, champagne-colored, with wax-resist belt, signed on interior back seam, "Made in Italy Fabrique en Italie Fortuny Depose," lg. approx. 55 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

A couple of areas of slight puckering. Belt/ sash is unmarked. Hem and neck stitching appears original (see images), but dress is quite short. Hemline appears slightly uneven, with lacking or pulled stitches in some areas. Beadwork to sides pulled, areas no longer secured to dress.


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

Delphos gown, Fashion design, Fortuny, Mariano Fortuny, Murano, Murano glass, Pleat

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