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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 97

EVENING GOWN & PATTERNED SILK OVERDRESS, 1865-1870

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

2-pc entirely hand sewn cream silk ottoman evening gown c/o back lacing Swiss bodice w/ neckline & slashed sleeves formerly trimmed w/ silk tulle, trained skirt w/ deep compound box pleats at CB, cotton lining, c. 1865, B 30", W 20", L 12", skirt W 22”, L 42 ”, (tulle trim damaged, small hole CB bodice at point, light stains up to 1.5”, light discoloration, original laces damaged, pulls, minor tarnish, 1" seam opening CF W, inked “1865 size 10” inside collar); 1 olive green extended bodice of patterned silk in horizontal diamond motif, thread covered buttons closure w/ silk bullion, lined in cotton twill, c. 1870, B 32”, W 24”, L 40”-60”, (slip N/I, underarm discoloration, collar unstitched, seam openings up to 2.5", light hem stains up to 2") both good. Museum of History & Industry.

Condition

Good

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