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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 147

TWO BEADED OR EMBROIDERED EVENING GOWNS, 1935-1940

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

1 blush pink rayon jersey w/ V neckline, faux vest bodice embroidered w/ silvered crystal beads in vermicelli motif & ankle length bias cut skirt, c. 1940, label “Montaldo’s”, B 36”, W 26”, L 58”, (light discoloration & few stains up to 2” esp. at hem, 0.5” wear spot CF bodice, CB W messily taken up, few missing beads, few pinholes) good; 1 cream silk satin w/ tape lace applique’ yoke & gathered chiffon bodice & sleeve overlay, bias cut satin skirt w/ shaped self-ruffle, c. 1935, B 36”, W 28”, L 59”, (sleeves discolored, few small light stains, few small pulls & scuffs esp. left W) very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good-Very Good

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