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Holiday Vintage & Couture

Wed, Dec 6, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 247

GALLENGA, BOUÉ SOEURS & MARCEL ROCHAS DAY DRESSES, ITALY & FRANCE, 1927-28

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

1 steel blue silk crepe w/ gold & silver stenciling in fantasy floral & starfish motifs, long sleeve w/ self-covered button closures, wrap front w/ pleated fan motif at right front H into tie, draped floating panels from right SH, asymmetrical hemline, c. 19 27, signed “Maria Monaci Gallenga”, B 38”, W 34”, L 44”, (discoloration, shattering, few light stains, few missing buttons, 1” opening left sleeve) fair; 1 seafoam green silk day dress w/ peach sleeveless body, drop W w/ box pleated skirt & long sleeve blouse w / free front, c. 1928, label “Boue Soeurs”, B 40”, L 23”, dress B/W 34”, L 45”, (shattering, discoloration, stains/holes) poor; t/w 2-pc purple, cream & orange silk ensemble, label “Marcel Rochas”, c. 1928, very damaged & for study only. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Poor-Fair

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