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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 160

THREE CHILDREN’S DRESSES, c. 1825-1840

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 printed & resist dyed w/ embroidered white work & drawn thread ruffled edging to neckline, puff sleeve, SH lappets from W to back seam, piped throughout, bias cut stomacher w/ corded ruching, c.1840, B 22”, L 31”, (broad discoloration, few tiny holes); 1 blue to grey shot silk w/ meandering damask vine & rose motif, bodice & sleeve lined w/ cotton, 1840s, B 22”, L 26”, (shattering throughout, discoloration & repairs CB bodice); 1 red, pink & white check, 1825-1830, B 20”, L 29”, (discoloration, small holes, repairs up to 1” near hem, drawstring broken) all fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair

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