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Virtual Vintage - Wonders For Your Wardrobe

Tue, Feb 22, 2022 11:00AM EST
Lot 196

MACARONI STYLE FANCY DRESS, LATE 18TH C

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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
Bone silk faille mans ensemble c/o cutaway coat w/ high standing collar, decorative applied H pockets, CF opening, sleeve cuffs, pockets, flaps & CB timed w/ silver bobbin lace, CF, sleeve & CB w/ large flat hammered plated buttons, high W drop-front breeches w/ watch pocket, button cuff & silver lace band for buckle, SH-SH 18", CH 39.5", L 40.5", trouser W 38.5", L 32.5", inseam 18.75", (silver bobbin lace & buttons tarnished, CH lining detaching, light discoloration, sm. Stains, tiny holes, stains/shattering to underarms, 0.75" repair left underarm, heavy stains to breeches, 5 buttons removed, seam opening crotch, metallic cuff trim damaged) good. Etching by William Humphrey titled "Steel Buttons I. Coup de Bouton", 1777, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Condition

Good

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