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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 183

THREE AFTERNOON OR PARTY DRESSES, 1920s

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

1 cerise devore velvet w/ rhinestones & gold crystal bead to neckline, sleeve cuff & Hs, fox fur hem, silk crepe & satin underdress, c.1923, B 40”, W 38”, L 41”, underdress B 34”, L 40”, (holes left SH & back right hem up to 2", few missing beads, lg repairs lower back skirt, fur worn/patchy, velvet shedding, slip discolored) fair; 1 dark brown silk crepe embroidered w/ short bronze bugle beads, c.1928, B 36”, W 34”, L 38”, (2" patch left underarm, few missing beads, few tiny holes, loose stitching & small stain CB W, 14” opening hem) good; 1 silk georgette & satin w/ ombre pearl cotton embroidery in floral & leaf motif, c.1925, dress B 38”, W 34”, L 44”, slip B 34”, L 42”, (light stains CF, loose stitches, tiny seam openings underarms) excellent. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Excellent

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