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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 237

COUTURE JEAN DESSES EVENING GOWN, PARIS, c. 1950

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

Seafoam green chiffon strapless evening gown w/ shirred fitted & boned bodice w/ floating floor length panels from back neckline, pleated asymmetrical slightly trained skirt trimmed box pleated pink taffeta ribbon, label “Jean Desses, 17 Avenue Matignon Paris”, B 34”, W 24”, (discoloration heaviest at bodice, repairs w/ few loose stitches at bodice, heavy shattering at underarms, 10” seam opening right B, boning rusted & warped at B, heavy wear to bodice, seam separations up to 2.5”, few small holes, zip paint chipped) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum