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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 156

ONE WOOL & ONE COTTON DAY DRESS, c. 1863 & c. 1870

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 black wool challis resist dyed & printed in rose motif, green patterned silk fringed ribbon to bodice, wool bias braid trim to SHs, cuffs & narrow horizontal ruffle above hem, wool braid hem, c. 1863, B 30”, W 24”, L 55”, (2" tear within 5" repair CF bodice, repairs up to 5” in skirt, many small holes, altered at W, light discoloration/wear); 1 cotton at-home overdress roller printed in floral & bud vine motif w/ applied scalloped yoke ruffle over SHs & continuing into back W, piped neck & armscye, MOP buttons, c. 1870, B 34”, W 23”, L 46”-60”, (light discoloration, 0.75” stain CF bodice, scattered small spot stains & holes, buttons moved w/ few missing) both good. 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.