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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 96

BUTTERFLY PATTERNED SILK DINNER DRESS, c. 1885

Estimate: $400 - $600

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

2-pc dinner dress of ice blue weft brocade butterfly motif on satin ground embellished c/o faux jacket bodice embroidered w/ beads & sequins, chemical & embroidered black net lace, pleated silk chiffon underbodice & cuff, jet bead embroidered trim, skirt w/ embroidered slits over same lace godets, c. 1885, B 36”, L 24”, skirt W 28”, L 42”, (missing beads, light stains up to 2”, minor scuffs & pulls in satin, few loose stitches in trim, lining shattered at collar, wear & repairs to Wband, light discoloration at hem & CB seat) very good. Museum of History & Industry

Condition

Very Good

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Museum of History & Industry