Rare Halston Hand Painted Caftan For Sale
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Rare Halston Hand Painted Caftan

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Rare, historical caftan of silk crepe with hand painted and tie dyed images of Hollywood icons....one with lilac hair resembling Garbo. Halston's handpainted/tie dyed series from the early 1970's was produced by famed textile house Up Tied. Up Tied was an American textile house (working out of a studio in Chinatown) specialising in hand painted and tie-dyed fabrics founded in 1968 by the husband and wife team Will and Eileen Richardson and Eileen's brother, Tom Pendergast They won a special Coty Award for "major creativity in fabrics" in 1970. This large black silk crepe oversized T shirt shape fits a myriad of shapes. Halston was an early convert and fan and made great use of their creatively dyed velvets and chiffons. Pat Ast, one of Halston's superstars was often seen wearing these handpainted caftans in the early 70's. Halston label in black. Rare and special. 1970's USA. Excellent condition.

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  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Riverdale, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU46210060
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