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Wed, Sep 20, 2023 11:00AM EDT
Lot 176

THREE GIRLS SILK PARTY DRESSES, 1875-1900

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

2-pc party dress in deep blue panne silk velvet & satin, chemical lace edging, dress w/ box pleating & underflounce, self button closure CB, c. 1900, CH 26”, L 20”, dress CH 26”, W 24”, L 26”, (pile loss, small light stains, 1.5” opening CB vent, modern backing added); 1 cream twill silk w/ schiffli embroidered net lace, front panel smocked at neck & W, lace sleeves w/ twisted silk ribbon & bows, right front invisible opening w/ MOP buttons, padded bow w/ pleated falls terminating in silk tassels, pale yellow ribbon cummerbund & box pleated underskirt, c. 1875, B 26”, W 28”, L 24”, (sm shatters, stains up to 1”, tassels messy); 1 green-grey silk Ottoman w/ slate satin trim, flap pockets, c. 1877, B 26”, W 25”, L 22”, (few missing buttons) all fair-very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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