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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 151

TWO COTTON NET OR SILK VELVET DINNER DRESSES, 1930-1940

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 purple lozenge woven cotton net w/ gathered V neckline, glove length sleeves, self-covered belt w/ paste buckle, original slip of purple crepe, B 40”, W 34”, L 46”, slip B 40”, L 44”, (holes in lace up to 0.5”, few stains up to 1”, few pulls/loose threads, some discoloration & shattering to slip, few missing & discolored stones at buckle) very good; 1 blue silk velvet w/ paste dress clips to high V neck, elbow length sleeves & fitted bodice w/ ruching, self ties from side W into tie at CB, “Fashion Originator’s Guild” label, B 34”, W 26”, L 44”, (frayed seam openings up to 1” around bodice & 3” at SS, seam openings up to 12” in hem, few tiny pulls, tarnish & few missing stones in clips) 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.