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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 157


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 aubergine & black floral ribbon stripe pattern silk taffeta extended polonaise style bodice w/ wrapped cording & tassel trim, ruched bands, thread covered dome buttons, cotton velveteen faux Wcoat front, B 30”, W 22”, L 42”, (petticoat N/I, light discoloration, minor shattering underarms & hem, seam strain CB W, small holes, missing closure at W, light wear, 0.5” hole front right bodice) good; 2-pc patterned silk taffeta in floral & berry sprig motif w/ woven double fringed brown & navy blue band, triple puff at SH into double ruffle pagoda sleeve, 1840s, B 33”, L 15”, skirt W 22”, L 42”, (CF opening altered, discoloration, shattering around collar, bodice lining damaged, heavy wear CF placket, 3”x4” of right sleeve cut out, many small holes, Wband & hem altered, trim worn) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.



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