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Lot 26: Chanel Fancy Crochet Bag, circa 2000
25 October 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Crochet, black synthetic
France, circa 2000
Chanel - French fashion company, founded by Coco Chanel (1883-1971) in 1909
With Carte d’Authenticité (Number 5347534)
Dimensions: 27 x 28 cm (10.63 x 11.02 inch)
This fancy bi-color Chanel bag is an intricate crochet bag and a seasonal bite that you don’t want to miss. The Crochet bag is made by hand, with knots of ribbon that makes the bag special. The eye-catching double rolled handles are comfortably carried by hand or at the elbow. Protective cone shaped bottom. If you want one special, bi-colored Chanel accessory, that reminds you of the most memorable fashion trend of the “Roaring '20s”, this could be the one!
The bag is in good condition for its age and has been rarely worn. There are minor wear consistent with age and use. Purchase includes Chanel authenticity card, Chanel hologram inside, care booklet and dustbag. The dimensions are 27 x 28 x 15.5 cm (10.63 x 11.02 x 5.91 inch).
Gabrielle Bonheur Chasnel, also known as Coco Chanel, is one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th century. Known for her avant-garde and seductive style during the 1920s, her trend setting designs paved the way for what fashion has become today. Coco Chanel became the first great couturière because she adopted a new androgynous style made out of jersey. By the early 20s, Chanel launched her signature cardigan jacket and the following year matched its success with her versatile, semi-formal ‘little black dress’. Both pieces quickly became a Chanel trademark and an enduring fashion standard. To the jacket, she added the luxury Chanel Classic Flapbag 2.55, named after its launch in February 1955. Coco Chanel died on 10 January 1971 at the Hotel Ritz in Paris where she had a residence for more than 30 years. Since 1983, Karl Lagerfeld has been creative director of Chanel's fashion house. His contemporary creations are marked by unconventionality, perfectionism and uniqueness.
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