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The Collection of André Leon Talley

Thu, Sep 21, 2023 10:00AM EDT
  • The Collection of André Leon Talley
Lot 241

Martin Grant Black Wool Evening Cape

Estimate: $300 - $500
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$500 $100
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Label. Floor-length, Regency-style great cape with deep falling collar, turned-back revers from neck to hem held by round leather buttons, and reinforced slits for arms, lined with abstract floral patterned lurex lame.  

54 in. center back. 

Note: André wore this cape to the opening gala of the Martha Graham Dance Company at City Center in New York City on April 6, 2005, where he was photographed with the designer. He also wore it (draped inside out) to attend John Galliano's Fall/Winter 2007 fashion show in Paris on March 3, 2007.


In good overall condition.

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The Collection of André Leon Talley