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Aspinal of London The Trunk Black Velvet with Floral Hand Embroidery | Womens Crossbody

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The exquisite hand-embroidered panel of our Floral Trunk is afaithful re-creation from an extraordinary Florentine cabinet madeat the Grand Ducal workshops in Florence at t…

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The exquisite hand-embroidered panel of our Floral Trunk is afaithful re-creation from an extraordinary Florentine cabinet madeat the Grand Ducal workshops in Florence at the beginning of the18th Century (1704-1705).
This superlative piece has a striking floral hand-embroideredfront panel crafted from exquisite delicate silk. Complementingthis is a back panel in soft black velvet, alongside side panels inblack croc print full-grain leather finished with a deep glassyshine. Opening our signature shield lock clasp reveals a shimmeringgrosgrain-lined interior complete with an open pouch and a zippedpocket. Gold-tone brass trimmed corners, protective base feet and abamboo-inspired gold-tone top handle provide distinctivedetailing.
Historical Significance and Provenance:
Pietra dura is one of the elaborate ways in which Florentineworkers showed their skill in making hardstone mosaics. The centralpanel derived from sketches made by one of the greatest artists ofthe time: Giovanni Battista Foggini (1652-1725). His designs forsimilar work are contained in his journal of sketches preserved inFlorence to this day.
The magnificent cabinet was made for the daughter of Grand DukeCosimo III, Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, who was married to theElector Palatine, Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz. It now forms partof the Gilbert Collection which is on loan to the V&A Museum inLondon.
Height: 5.7 inches / Width: 7.3 inches / Depth: 3 inches
Bamboo-inspired gold top handle drop: 2.4 inches
Detachable cross-body chain strap drop: 22 inches
Floral silk hand-embroidered front panel
Black velvet reverse panel
Black croc print full-grain leather side panels
Signature shield lock clasp
Shimmering grosgrain lining
One open pouch and one zipped pocket
Brass trimmed corners
Protective base feet

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Ring Sizes

Sizes Inside Diameter Inside Circumference
UK USA inches m inches mm
L 5 ¾ 0.642 16.31 2.02 51.2
M 6 ¼ 0.658 16.71 2.07 52.5
N 6 ¾ 0.674 17.12 2.12 53.8
O 7 ¼ 0.69 17.53 2.17 55.1
P 7 ¾ 0.706 17.93 2.22 56.3
Q 8 ¼ 0.722 18.34 2.27 57.6

Mens Belt Sizes

Classic Men's Belt
Size "cm" "inches"
S 85cm 33.5"
M 95.25cm 37.5"
L 104cm 41"

Men's Reversible & Shadow Belts
Size "cm" "inches"
S 91.5cm 36"
M 96.5cm 38"
L 101.6cm 40"

Men's Formal Leather Belt
Size "cm" "inches"
S 82.5cm 32.5"
M 86.4cm 34"
L 92.7cm 36.5"

Men's Chelsea & Borough Belts
Size "cm" "inches"
S 86.4cm 34"
M 91.4cm 36"
L 96.5cm 38"

Gloves Sizes

Mens's Sizes

Size Inches Cm
8.0 XS 8 20
8.5 S 8.5 21.5
9.0 M 9 23
9.5 L 9.5 24
10 XL 10 25

Item code: 046-2455
Size Inches Cm
Small 9 23
Medium 9.5 24
Laege 10 25

Ring Sizes

Sizes Inside Diameter Inside Circumference
UK USA inches m inches mm
L 5 ¾ 0.642 16.31 2.02 51.2
M 6 ¼ 0.658 16.71 2.07 52.5
N 6 ¾ 0.674 17.12 2.12 53.8
O 7 ¼ 0.69 17.53 2.17 55.1
P 7 ¾ 0.706 17.93 2.22 56.3
Q 8 ¼ 0.722 18.34 2.27 57.6

Ladies Belt Sizes

Size "cm" "inches"
S 91.4cm 36"
M 96.5cm 38"
L 101.6cm 40"

Gloves Sizes

Ladies's Sizes

Size Inches Cm
6.5 XS 6.5 16.5
7 S 7 18
7.5 M 7.5 19
8 L 8 20

Item code: 046-2454
Size Inches Cm
Small 6.5 16.5
Medium 7 18
Laege 8 20