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1950s Jeanne Lanvin Silk Scarf Paris Design by Castillo Swan Print


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This is a rare silk twill square scarf designed by Antonio Canovas del Castillo del Rey (aka “Castillo”) for the Parisian fashion house of Jeanne Lanvin.  Castillo was hired as head designer for Lanvin in 1950 and remained so until 1962.  The scarf features a graphic representation of three pairs of swans with beads intertwined.  The lower right is signed “Jeanne Lanvin Castillo”.  The edge is hand rolled. 

Measures 31” square and the colours are brown, black, gray, white and ochre 

Condition:  It is in very good condition with one pin sized brown dot (see last close-up photo) and one pinhead pull, very minor. 

This is a wonderful vintage silk scarf by a famous Parisian design house....rare 50s collectible design piece...