Monday, April 14, 2014


offered from the firm
Carlo Piatti of Como
to Her Gracious Majesty
The Queen of England
April 1926

Carlo Piatti - Como (Italy)
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The shawl above is beautifully embroidered on a back ground of old ivory from a colourful and exquisite composition by the painter Marcello Zizzoli, who obtained the first prize in the Piatti nation-wide contest for the decoration of silk-embroidered shawls.

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Harper's Bazaar  July 1926

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Sarah Samuels
April 14 1921- June 30 2013
surrounded me with her love

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