Early Haute Couture of Maison Laferrière
I am pleased to offer this truly rare piece of fashion history :
Antique early 1900's numbered haute couture garment from the famed French atelier Maison Laferriere
This stunning coat features handmade lavishly embroidered net lace
Trimmed in more than 100 handmade "pom-poms" of a cotton thread
Black silk velvet trim
Lovely medallions of black velvet & handmade tassels
A single hook and eye closure at the waist
Seams are finished in a cotton trim inside :: Wide lace with silk ribbon at the inside bottom edge
Label: Mon Laferrière :: Robes and Manteaux :: Numbered couture label
"Madame Laferrière, had a very highly regarded Fashion House with quality gowns, which opened in 1869, at the address of 28, rue Taitbout, Paris.
Her establishment was on equal stature to the fashion houses of Doucet and Paquin, and it could be said indeed of Worth.
The House of Laferriere designed for Royalty – Queen Maud of Norway was besotted with her dresses and had a large number of the most elaborate evening styles for her wardrobe. She was the youngest child of Princess Alexandra and the Granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Other Royal Clients included Princess Matild and the Empress Eugine..."