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The Collection of André Leon Talley

Thu, Sep 21, 2023 10:00AM EDT
  • The Collection of André Leon Talley
Lot 229

Two Chado Ralph Rucci Silk Taffeta Caftans

Estimate: $600 - $800
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Both with label. One black and one copper, both collarless, round neck slit to chest at center front, high vents nearly to armholes either side, and unlined. 

70 in. center back.

Note: André wore the copper caftan to Robin Givhan's "Battle of Versailles" book signing party at the French Ambassador's Residence on March 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. 



In good overall condition. 

Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale.

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The Collection of André Leon Talley