Jacket, Mariano Fortuny

  • Mariano Fortuny

  • Between 1910 and 1920
  • Royal blue silk velvet printed in gold; edging in brown silk printed in gold; lining in beige silk ottoman
  • GAL2017.17.12
  • Acquisition Vogue Paris Foundation 2016
  • Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

This jacket called "casaquin" is usually worn over a "Delphos" dress. Its success is attested by the sales records of the Fortuny house that the Palazzo Fortuny / Museo Fortuny keeps in Venice. Several models like this one will be ordered to enter the wardrobes of the most famous personalities from all over the world.