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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 159

TWO COTTON DAY OR AT-HOME DRESSES, c. 1880 & c. 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 holly printed cotton organdy day dress c/o  basque bodice w/ bobbin lace trim to bishop collar, cuff, pockets & triple tiered ruffled skirt, c. 1880, bodice B 34”, L 28”, skirt W 28”, L 40”, (discoloration, missing most buttons, few torn buttonholes, few pulls & small holes, wear to Wband) fair; 1 resist printed purple at-home dress w/ high shirt collar, yoke ruffle, fitted front W band & Aesthetic movement wateau pleat at CB controlled w/ tab over back W, c. 1900, B 34”, W 28”, L 54”, (light discoloration esp. CF bodice, stains up to 2” rt hem, 0.25” mend rt SH, few scattered tiny holes) good. 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.