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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 182

ONE SILK & ONE VELVET EMBELLISHED EVENING DRESSES, 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 cerise silk satin embroidered w/ green flashed crystal seed beads & faceted crystal beads, scoop neck, sleeveless, ribbon bow to left H, B 40”, W 38”, L 50”, (broad light discoloration, several 0.25”-0.5” holes & spot stains, underarms discolored w/ minor shatter, some bead loss, bodice lining shattered) fair; 1 cream silk panne velvet w/ scoop neck, drop W w/ panache at left H embroidered w/ pearls & w/ floor length fall, c. 1927, B 36”, W 34”, L 45”, (light discoloration esp. upper bodice & lower skirt/hem, heavy wear to velvet lower skirt, few holes up to 0.75”, loose stitching around panache, small seam strains & openings under 1”) 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.