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Holiday Vintage & Couture

Wed, Dec 6, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 93

BILL CUNNINGHAM & MR. JOHN VELVET HATS, NEW YORK, 1960s

Estimate: $500 - $800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$2,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
$20,000 $1,000
$40,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$500,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $25,000

1 crimson velvet sculptural spiral cocktail hat w/ four flat curved arms radiating from center w/ crimson & black bow, trimmed w/ spotted net veil, c. 1965, label “William J.”, circ. 21”, Wd 8”, Ht 4”, (minor crushing, portion of veil missing CF); 1 black velvet w/ round crown & narrow brim asymmetrically trimmed w/ white feathers, 1960s, label “Mr. John”, circ. 21.75”, Wd 8.5”, Ht 4”, (light wear, minor glue spots, few small snacks in velvet) both very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Very Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.