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Antonio Canovas del CASTILLO

Madrid, Spain 1908 – France 1984


  • to USA 1945-1950, to France 1950


France commenced 1909

couture house (organisation)

Woman's hat
blue feather
1964 Description: stiffened head band, feather covered, and feathers sitting upright in 'crown' effect
Creation Notes: Paris, France
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costume accessories, feathers, metal (wire), nylon

Primary Insc: Label, c.b., woven black on white 'JEANNE LANVIN/ PARIS/ Castillo'
Dimensions: circumference 52.4 h cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Ruth Mussen 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.710