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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 71

TWO FAILLE OR VELVET EVENING ENSEMBLES, USA, c. 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

2-pc mustard faille evening gown w/ self-braid SH straps into high jewel neckline, fitted W, ankle length bias cut skirt, short sleeve jacket w/ double self-covered button closure, label “A Junior Miss Registered Original Design, FOGA”, jacket B 34", L 18", gown B 34”, W 26”, L 56” (belt missing, minor discoloration, few small light stains) excellent; 2-pc black silk velvet w/ asymmetrical neckline, short petal sleeves & attached self-belt w/ paste buckle, jacket w/ long full sleeves pleated into collar & paired black silk taffeta & velvet flowers, label “Kaufman’s, Fifth Ave & Philadelphia”, B 34”, W 26”, L 55”, jacket SH-SH 20”, L 35” (1” & 1.5” frayed seam openings hem, loose stitching b/t flower & collar, minor crushing, 10” seam opening left armscye lining) very good.

Condition

Very Good-Excellent

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