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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 133

SOUTACHE EMBROIDERED SILK VELVET & NET EVENING DRESS, LATE 1910s

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

Claret silk velvet w/ standing soutache applique’ on heavy net ground insertions to sleeves, CF, back W & skirt, silk georgette insertions over B, Hs & to back of skirt, rows of embroidered knots over satin bindings w/ panels accentuated by & terminating in gland tassels, original slip, late 1910s, B 36”, W 36”, L 48”, (pulls & tears up to 1.5” in georgette, tears in net at SH up to 3”, 0.5” hole in velvet lower CF, few small openings/repairs b/t panels, loose stitching at left back H gather, minor trim loss, light wear to velvet) good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.