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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 186

THREE AFTERNOON OR PARTY DRESSES, 1930s

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

1 pink lace w/ tulle edging to sailor collar, puff sleeve & hem, fitted W band w/ floral bouquet panache, taffeta slip, c. 1938, B 34”, W 28”, L 55”, slip B 32”, L 54”, (few light stains up to 1”, 1” seam opening CB W, light hem discoloration) excellent; 1 black silk velvet w/ scalloped black tinsel lace insertions, c. 1930, B 42”, W 34”, L 59”, (slip N/I, wear to underarms, few breaks up to 1” in lace) good; 1 black cotton floral lace evening gown w/ rayon slip, deep V back w/ self-ruffle cascade, c.1938, B 32”, W 26”, L 62”, (few holes in lace up to 1”, wear at SH, minor shattering CF slip) very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good-Excellent

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