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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 140

PRINTED COTTON DAY DRESS & PELERINE, 1850s

Estimate: $300 - $500

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

Entirely hand stitched printed cotton day dress w/ band collar, black cast CF button closures, 2-pc fitted sleeve w/ reinforcement at elbow, full cartridge pleated skirt & matching pelerine w/ self-ruffle, B 34”, W 26”, L 56”, pelerine 20” x 15”, (broad light staining esp. across CF bodice-lap & hem, heavy wear to elbows w/ 5” & 6” period patches, 1” tear CF lap, scattered tiny-0.5” holes, few small period repairs at hem, light wear to cuffs, pelerine: no closures, few light stains up to 1” & few tiny wear spots at SH) very good; t/w cream check stripe silk taffeta on cinnamon ground & ribbon stripe printed sheer cotton. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum