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  • Pre-owned 1967 Couture Christian Dior Velvet Cape
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    Christian Dior Coats and Outerwear. From our unique collection of Coats and Outerwear, this piece is offered for sale online by Shrimpton Couture. Global shipping is available. A truly rare, numbered piece from the Fall 1967 Haute Couture collection. The silhouette is very minimum in design, with the emphasis on the understated drama pf the tiered silhouette and simplicity of cut. It is made of an inky black velvet with a heavy weight silk taffeta interior. It is a classic two tiered cape style that is meant to be worn primarily to just simply sit on the shoulders. There are finished opening on each side were your arms just slip through and silk "straps" that you can also use but really it works best just sitting atop the shoulder. Both the inside and outside are impeccable. I love how stark and simple it is. One single hook and eye sits at the neck so you can move without fear of having it slip of. Truly fabulous and it is true couture. Excellent condition.
    Shoulders: no defined seam but they are approx 14-15" across inside.
    Total length: 32" from mid back of neck to bottom hem
    The cape is fully lined in a heavy weight silk taffeta of extremely good quality. The top tier is also lined in the same fabric. Hand finished and with a hand set strap of taffeta that you can put your arm though on each side inside. A large fabric covered hook and eye sits at the top of the neck. It should be dry cleaned when cleaned again in the future.
    Modern Sizing Note: It is not the body on this piece but the shoulders - you do not want to be much past 15" flat across or it will not sit right
  • 1950s Black and Grey ‘Perspective’ Hermes Silk Scarf
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    View this item and discover similar scarves for sale at 1stdibs - Beautiful large, square silk twill scarf in black, grey and red print. Designed by A.M. Cassandre and first issued in 1951. Reissued in 1968, 1975, 1976,
  • Andy Warhol Couple with Balloons, Plaza Hotel, New York
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Couple with Balloons, Plaza Hotel, New York, Unique Silver Gelatin Print by Andy Warhol. Offered by Hedges Projects - Warhol Collection.
  • Ultra rare Constance Cartable
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Hermès latest craze It's all about the Constance Cartable. A reissue done ONLY for this season in a very limited series sold to their VIP customers.
  • CARTIER Emerald Onyx Panthere Ring
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Cartier 18k yellow gold emerald & onyx panthere head ring.
  • Pre-owned Black Boiled Wool Alaia Mini Dress
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    Black Boiled Wool Alaia Mini Dress
  • Rare and Stunning Pair of Skultuna Candle Holders by Pierre Forsell
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - A rare pair of Pierre Forsell brass candleholders. Can be adjusted to hold various-sized candles. A wonderful example of Forsell's sculptural work. Maker's
  • Ellen von Unwerth Mimi Ivy
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Mimi & Ivy, Barythe Papier by Ellen von Unwerth. Offered by Preiss Fine Arts Photographers Limited Editions.
  • Pre-owned Black Geoffrey Beene Jumpsuit
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    Geoffrey Beene Suits, Outfits and Ensembles. From our unique collection of Suits, Outfits and Ensembles, this piece is offered for sale online by Rare Vintage Inc.. Global shipping is available. An iconic black Geoffrey Beene jumpsuit with a slight sheen.
    RARE vintage
    STORE HOURS: Monday to Friday 11:30 to 6PM
    24 West 57th Street
    5th Floor
    in The New York Gallery Building
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  • Preowned Cartier, A Royal Presentation Cigarette Case
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    Cartier: An Early 20Th Century Royal Presentation Cigarette Case, Of Rectangular Convex Fluted Form, With Cabochon Sapphire Clasp. The Concealed Inset Cover Bearing The Initial A Surmounted By The Crown Of The Karageorgevich Dynasty, Also With Tinder Cord And Hinged Vesta Compartment Revealing A Match-Strike, Measuring 3 3/4 X 2 1/2 Inches, With Maker's Marks For Charles Holl, Signed Cartier, 1920S.Provenance: Personal Farewell Gift From His Majesty, King Alexander I Of Yugoslavia To Dr. Franz Olshausen, Ambassador Of The German Republic Of Belgrade From 1924-28.Franz Olshausen Was A German Diplomat. He Was Ambassador Of The German Empire In Buenos Aires, Belgrade And Santiago De Chile.Alexander I, Also Known As Alexander The Unifier, Was The First King Of Kingdom Of Yugoslavia And The Last King Of The Kingdom Of Serbs, Croats And Slovenes. Despite His Efforts To Make Changes In Yugoslavia, His Actions Eventually Led To His Assassination By A Bulgarian Marksman In Marseille In 1934.
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    For Sale on 1stdibs - Dior in Vogue is an account of the remarkable achievements of Christian Dior, the world-famous couturier. The collections 1947-1957 are illustrated with

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Great collection! <3

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