Mariano Fortuny Green Stencilled Velvet Long Coat

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About

Fortuny translated the caftan as a loose fitting outer garment,usually made out of silk velvet crepe or gauze the fitted back and open front allowed for elaborate stenciled decoration and venetian bead trim.



The hand stenciling is done with real gold metallic pigments aged to a mellow, burnished color. Fortuny built his stenciled pieces layer upon layer, until he achieved the effect of an ancient brocade.



Length 42"

Width 38"

Shoulder 19"

Armhole 10"

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dealer Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    AU10120817617
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2010

Located in New York, NY

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