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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 109

EMBROIDERED TEA GOWN, HARTFORD CONNECTICUT, c. 1902

Estimate: $300 - $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

3-pc gown of cream silk taffeta bodice w/ overlay of chain stitch embroidered cotton tulle, w/ chemical lace applique, ruffles & insertions c/o bodice w/ satin W band into back falls, matching dickie w/ stock collar & trained skirt w/ double pinked flounce, label “Stetson & Chapman, Hartford, Conn.”, bodice B 36”, L 16”, dickie B 34”, L 16”, skirt W 24”, L 42”-56” (lining heavily shattered w/ loose boning in bodice, few light stains up to 1”, light discoloration, few tiny holes in tulle, 1.5” tear dickie right underarm, bodice underarm guards dried out & shedding, bodice expanded w/ side panels) dress very good, lining poor. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Poor-Very Good

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