L'Officiel de la Couture et de la Mode, n°659, 1980, model showing the same embroidery photographed by Alain Larue p.117 Mode, Passion et Collection : Le Regard d'une Femme, Alexandre Fiette, éditions Somogy, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, 2003, model showing the same embroidery p.173
Danielle Luquet de Saint Germain has been photographed wearing a similar set with Frédéric Castet during a dinner in Geneva
Tunic : one pull thread on right side of the collar. Small resticthing needed under right arm. Yellow label, black letters "Claude Montana pour Gibo". Pink atelier label "26659 Trémoille 12".
Trousers : good condition. Estiamted French size 36-38.Headpiece : several missing strass on the front, a bit deformed. White label, black letters "Paulette" "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."