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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 119

HAND EMBROIDERED DAY ENSEMBLE & DRESSES, 1905-1908

Estimate: $400 - $600

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

All pieces hand embroidered: 3-pc cream linen ensemble c/o jacket, dress & skirt all w/ cutwork, Reticella needlelace, raised embroidery & crochet toggle buttons, c. 1908, jacket SH-SH 14”, B 34”, L 36”, dress B 36”, W 26”, L 52”, skirt W 22”, L 40", (light discoloration, few small spot stains/holes, tiny pulls, 0.25” seam opening dress rt underarm); 1 white linen afternoon dress w/ floral linen embroidery, linen bobbin lace insertions & trim, c. 1905, B 35”, W 24”, L 54”, (broad discoloration, few broken brides, darned at rt underarm, few seam openings up to 1.5”, light wear CB W) both good-very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good-Very Good

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