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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 121

IDENTICAL SILK CREPE & CHIFFON EVENING GOWNS, 1890s

Estimate: $400 - $600

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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

Both cream silk novelty crepe w/ V-neckline trimmed w/ silk chiffon, short puffed chiffon sleeves, fitted bodice w/ draped waistband, CB watteau inspired chiffon drape continuing to trained, gored skirt, both B 32”, W 22”, bodice L 14”, skirt L 43”, total L 54”, (dress w/ few loose stitches in attached W sash, light discoloration, few skirt seam openings up to 0.5”, CB hem lining tattered, dress 2 w/ few prominent stains in chiffon up to 2.5”, shatter & discoloration CB seat, CF bodice drawstring broken; both w/ minor discoloration & varying shatter to linings, approx. 1” wear spots CF plackets, loose stitching & fraying in chiffon, minor pulls, small holes & stains esp. in chiffon, hem discoloration) all fair-good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair-Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.