Fabulous and substantial goldtone weave belt with a large decorated clasp from Chanel. Clasp has a central oval cab in amber and from it radiate 7 smaller cabs in a decorative goldtone setting. Cabs are in shades of emerald, ruby, aquamarine and citrine. This belt would make any outfit look sensational!
This amazing belt was considered special enough to appear in the 2005 Met Museum exhibition 'CHANEL' as an example of classic Chanel design. It is illustrated on pages 126 and 127 of the commemorative book, and the second picture is from the 1996 Chanel Campaign, as photographed by Karl Lagerfeld.
Total length of belt is 29", with the clasp measuring approx 2.5" by 2.5". Belt measures 2 1/8" deep. Hook fastening.
Signed and dated on hook. From 1996 Autumn/Winter Collection (96A).