This fabulous late 1960s/ early 1970s metal chain belt is unlabelled, however we can confirm with confidence that it is by iconic Spanish designer Paco Rabanne who was extolled during this era as the "enfant terrible " of French fashion with his innovative and futuristic designs. This piece is a superb example his earlier work and is comprised of perforated metal disks linked together with jump rings in rows of 3 and secures with a utilitarian geometric metal hook fastening. A fantastic collector's piece and of great quality, this would fit up to US size 8, UK Size 12.
LENGTH - 78.7cms/ 31"
WIDTH - 5cms / 2"
NOTES ON DESIGNER: Paco Rabanne began his career in fashion creating jewellery for Givenchy, Dior, and Balenciaga and founded his own fashion house in 1966. His unconventional use of material such as metal, paper, and plastic for his much coveted couture and outlandish and flamboyant designs. Rabanne is known for the green costume famously worn by Jane Fonda in the 1968 science-fiction film Barbarella.