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Holiday Vintage & Couture

Wed, Dec 6, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 238

COUTURE IRENE DANA EVENING GOWN, PARIS, c. 1953

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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

Cream silk faille strapless evening dress, fitted & boned bodice w/ notched CF B, applied back W band into flat CF bow, full skirt w/ pleated floating panels over Hs to cross at CF, slight high low hemline, includes original petticoat, c. 1953, label “Irene Dana Paris 6, Rue Chambiges Paris”, B 32”, W 24”, L 48”, petticoat W 25”, L 38”, (discoloration, small light stains, zipper slightly sticky, minor closure wear, petticoat w/ few small holes) good. t/w 1950’s cocktail dress constructed from mid 19th C textile. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good

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