Lot 586: THREE RARE EARLY 1960S DEMI-COUTURE "MOD" DRESSES BY CARVEN, PARIS
December 4, 2016
Woollahra, AustraliaLive Auction
THREE RARE EARLY 1960S DEMI-COUTURE "MOD" DRESSES BY CARVEN, PARIS
Comprising; one navy & cream coat dress, a green short sleeve shift dress with padded and top-stitched geometric design [original accompanying sketch from Carven Paris], and a cream wool shift dress with metallic embellishment in geometric patterns to hem and sleeves [original acocmpanying sketch from Carven Paris], the first & third labelled ''Carven, 6. Rond Pont des Champs-Elysees, paris, MADE IN FRANCE", the second labelled "Mademoiselle carven paris, MADE IN FRANCE"
The Collection of a Connoisseur, Sydney
The navy & crema coat dress in excellent condition, the & cream green shift dresses with minor moth damage to wool not noticable when worn due to matched lining
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