Silk shirt Champ de Courses à Chantilly by Maurice Taquoy. His design was first issued by Hermès in 1951, a year before his death. This design was inspired by the thoroughbred turf racecourse for flat racing in Chantilly, Oise, France, about 50 kilometers (31 mi) north of the centre of the city of Paris.This venue, which opened in 1834, is the site for three major races every year, Prix du Jockey Club, Prix de Diane and Prix Jean Prat. This design depicts scenes from these races. This design was reissued part of the Hermès 1993 spring/summer collection, and this scarf is a 1993 reissue.
The colorway is a white background on which the design details are depicted in emerald green, crimson, periwinkle, chestnut, taupe, gold, pink, sage and teal. This scarf has contrasting hems in periwinkle blue. Please be mindful that this piece has led a previous life, and may tell its story through minor imperfection.
There are several discreet and faint spots that can be seen only under bright lights and close scrutiny. Please look carefully at ALL the photos. Otherwise the shirt is in excellent vintage condition. The silk is still soft and thick, with a smooth hand. The colors are spectacular and vivid.The original fabric/care label is attached. Purchasing this item continues its narrative, so you can be confident that youre making a POSITIVELY CONSCIOUS choice for the planet. This design is rated 2B (rare and beloved) by Carrès d'Art II 2014 ed. , making it hard to find and highly collectible by Hermès aficionados. A most valuable specimen, this is truly a Hermès to own to wear and especially to show. Issue Date: 1993 Reissue of 1951 Design. Displaying measurements for size (null). Model is 5 ft 10 in wearing size 40.
The item "RARE Hermés Vintage Chantilly Horse Print Silk Shirt by Maurice Taquoy sz 40" is in sale since Sunday, August 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Clothing\Tops". The seller is "hunkvintage" and is located in Garrison, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.