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"The Sartoria Artigiana Tirelli was born from a surge of friendship and generosity." - Umberto Tirelli
"I could never have imagined how a visit to the costumier Safas to try on costumes in June 1960 would change my life." - Dino Trappetti
Summer day dress in white linen composed by dress and jacket made up entirely of cotton trimmed with lace entre-deux and embroidery soutache white. Bib with guimpe in white macrame lace. Straw hat trimmed by ivory taffeta ribbons in ivory and beige, flowers in various shades of ivory and a veil of tulle-maline.
Original piece, 1910.
Dress worn by Silvana Mangano.
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