A Babani French Couture Orientalist Kaftan/Satin Evening Dress Circa 1930  For Sale
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A Babani French Couture Orientalist Kaftan/Satin Evening Dress Circa 1930

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Circa 1915/1920 France Kaftan interior or evening dress in the Orientalist and Indian taste developed by Madame Babani, famous Parisian seamstress who dressed the society and artistic elite after the First World War. Large aubergine silk satin long dress with missing lining and on which was to be affixed the mark of Madame Babani. The dickey on the chest and three-quarter sleeves are embroidered with chain stitch in gilded bronze metallic yarn. Indian-inspired decor of boteh friezes, pelmet strips and large sun-shaped wheels. The kaftan closes at the shoulders with eight yellow-curry pearl beads with blue-white-red laces. No Lining it' s why the label is missing, but definitly from Babani French House. Excellent condition of color and conservation. Large long size. Equivalent French Size 38/40.

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
    Babani
  • In the Style Of
    1915/1925
  • Place of origin
    France
  • Period
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    EXCELLENT condition and color.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Marked size
    Equivalent French Size 38/40. (EU)
  • Seller location
    Toulon, FR
  • Reference number
    LU63334874891

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