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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 65

EVENING & SECOND DAY WEDDING DRESSES c. 1895 & c. 1853

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

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$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 evening dress of cream silk satin w/ pastel ombre rainbow silk faille, short leg o’ mutton sleeve & bias band trim & bows, draped chiffon yoke insertion w/ double pom-pom stock collar, mismatched satin & repp stripe silk skirt, c. 1895, B 32”, L 16”, skirt W 24”, L 42”, (laces N/I, pink chiffon very torn, stains w/ shatter up to 2” sleeves, discoloration to skirt, Wband altered w/ shatter, hem fallen w/ shatter/stains up to 8”, cuff elastic shot) fair; 2nd day wedding dress of tan silk taffeta w/ pink & green chine & floral ribbon stripe, woven green silk fringe, lined in linen, c.1853, B 30”, W 22”, L 54”, (shattering, discoloration, tidemarks lap, heavy wear W, W altered) fair; t/w chine fur pattern & ribbed ribbon stripe bodice & unpicked skirt, c. 1840. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.