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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 188

ONE LAME’ & ONE BEADED PARTY DRESS, MID 1920s

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

1 gold lame’ lace w/ lame binding to armscye & neckline into tie at CB, painted silk organza flower to SH, tiered ruffled skirt, cream crepe back satin underdress, label “The Mitchell Dress,” c. 1926, B 34”, W 30”, L 34”, (underarms & flowers discolored, some minor tarnish, few pulls, minor fray at hems, underdress shattering w/ stressed repairs at underarms) overdress very good/underdress fair; 1 cream silk georgette embroidered w/ white & iridescent crystal & seed beads, short chatoyant bugle beads, cutaway neckline & tabbed hem, c.1925, B 40”, W 38”, L 38”, (shattering & light discoloration at underarms, few missing beads & stones, right SH torn, tiny-0.25” holes, taken in at W SS, loose stitching, some stones discolored) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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