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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 167

SHOT SILK DINNER GOWN, c. 1897

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

Trained princess line shot silk taffeta dinner gown w/ steel cut & black jet beaded passementerie, chemical lace to yoke & piped notched cuff, gathered & ruched SH, glazed cotton flatlining w/ cotton organdy & net pleated dust ruffle & velveteen hem facing, c. 1897, B 38”, W 30”, L56”, (shattering esp. right sleeve, 7” light stain at lap, 3” tidemark CB hem, 0.5” stain CB bodice, chiffon trim at collar damaged, minor bead disease, loose/missing beads, few loose stitches at trim) fair-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.