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Lot 162

PRUSSIAN BLUE EVENING GOWN, c. 1885

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500

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
Prussian blue silk satin ottoman gown, front & back shaped yoke & front skirt panels of floral spray motif patterned silk satin in 2-tone gold & multi patterned weave, neckline, cuffs, CF, bodice edge & train trimmed w/ lanier passementerie cord terminated in tassels at CF of bodice, etched brass ball buttons closures, fine Schiffli embroidered tulle cuff flounce & medici collar ruffle, gathered apron front overskirt, deep crenelated hem w/ triple shaped box knife pleats, back overskirt w/controlled pleating into lobster trail train, B 36", W 28", L 17"-22", skirt W 23", L 38"-62", (neck ruffle discolored, SS & underarms seams let out, ruffle detaching at H, hem stained, hem ruffle w/ minor shattering) excellent.

Condition

Excellent

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