French embroidered suit for child, said of... - Lot 50 - Daguerre

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French embroidered suit for child, said of... - Lot 50 - Daguerre
French embroidered suit for child, said of the first Dauphin Louis Joseph Xavier
(October 22, 1781 - June 4, 1789), suit and breeches in almond green and pink silk velvet with thousands of silver, gold and pink metallic sequins. Suit with basques and small straight collar decorated with rich facings
with a lamé background veiled by a pink cheesecloth embroidered with floral arabesques in cannetille, sequins and
and silver metallic beads enhanced with faceted glass cabochons. Complete with its twenty-five buttons decorated with embroidered rosette of the same. Buttoned bridge breeches, waist adjusted in the back by a pleat closed by a tab buckle. Coordinated waistcoat in cream satin embroidered, lining and split back in satin,
(small accidents including stains).
This sumptuous child's dress has no equivalent in public collections; the opulence of the embroidery and the virtuosity of the
The opulence of the embroidery and the virtuosity of its design are similar to the models designed for the King and the court by Ch. G. de Saint-Aubin and published in 1770 in L'Art du brodeur.
According to testimonial sources, this dress was bought in 1787 by J.L de Monistrol during a stay in
Versailles.
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