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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 190

THREE SILK & EMBELLISHED EVENING DRESSES, MID-LATE 1920s

Estimate: $500 - $800

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 lavender silk moire’ w/ cross over CF into cartridge pleated draped panels to left H, lined in crepe back satin, c. 1929, B 36”, W 34”, L 44”, (light underarm/collar discoloration, few pin holes, openings under 1”, pulls) good; 1 tangerine silk georgette w/ mm embroidered lace insertions & hem w/ gold, ruby & pink metallic faceted beads, silk crepe underdress w/ same overlay, c. 1924, (minor bead loss, underdress straps shattered & taken up at W) good; 1 blue crepe chiffon w/ dyed marabou hem, pink silk crepe & crepe back satin underdress, c. 1924, B 32”, W 30”, L 43”-48”, (heavy shatter at SH, discoloration, pulls, tarnish to panache, light feather wear) fair, (all w/ small stains & holes) Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Good

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