Antonio del Castillo
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Sold Price: A Lanvin/Castillo couture brown silk crepe evening - March 2, 0110 10:30 AM GMT
A Lanvin/Castillo couture brown silk crepe evening gown, late 1950s, labelled, `Jeanne Lanvin' and `Castillo', numbered in pencil 16.674, with lightly boned bodice, with golden satin cross-overs to bodice, bow to the back, bust 86cm, 34in, waist 72cm, 28in The Spanish designer Antonio Canovas del Castillo worked for Lanvin between 1950-1963.
Antonio del Castillo | Evening coat | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Evening coat | Antonio Castillo (Spanish, 1908-1984) for Elizabeth Arden | United States, circa 1950 | Materials: silk, leather | The dramatic silhouette of this evening coat combines references to 1830s sleeve styling and that of the 17th-century cavalier to great effect. The garment belonged to Barbara Cushing Mortimer 'Babe' Paley, an American socialite known for her great sense of style | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York