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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 112

MOIRE’ & PATTERNED SILK EVENING GOWN, 1880s

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

Ice blue patterned silk princess line evening gown w/ black silk moire’ back panel into extended square train, square bodice w/ domed needle embroidered button closures, elbow length sleeve w/ mm silk lace insertions, patterned silk, cream moire’ & velvet ribbon loop & bow accents, 1880s, B 32”, W 24”, L 52”-92”, (underarms w/ heavy wear & discoloration w/ tears up to 1.5”, stressed repairs at underarms, 2” light stain CF bodice, light discoloration, trim at neckline damaged/missing, several loose stitches & small seam openings esp. CB seat, small stains, wear to hem) fair-good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Good

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