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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 117

THREE SILK VELVET EVENING COATS, 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 claret silk velvet evening coat w/ round neckline & collar, long sleeve w/ puffed SH, CF button closures, rayon acetate lining, c. 1935, SH-SH 22”, B 36”, L 58”, (discoloration/wear, crushing, wear spots) good; 1 black silk velvet w/ dolman sleeve & & self-covered buttons, black silk satin lining, early 1930s, SH-SH 24”, B 36”, L 58”, (seam openings up to 1” at collar, light wear/small crush spots) very good; 1 purple silk w/ standing collar, smocked long sleeve & body, CF button closure w/ hook & eye at W , full length w/ gored skirt, belt stamped “S & W Scheurer, NY”, c. 1937, SH-SH 22”, B 34”, L 58”, belt 2.5” x 28”-31”, (few loose stitches in smocking, wear to CF W & belt, minor hem discoloration) excellent. 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.