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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 144

TWO LACE EVENING DRESSES, c. 1925

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 black mm lace w/ deep V neckline open to drop W w/ rhinestone buckle, long sleeve, skirt w/ fullness gathered to CF & terminating in V at CB, ecru silk crepe slip & black silk chiffon overlay, c. 1925, B 36”, W 34”, L 44”, (underdress straps replaced, few tiny holes CF chiffon, tarnish to buckle, few small breaks in lace) very good; 1 peach silk lace w/ square neckline, hanging sleeves, flounce at drop W & high-lo skirt, original silk chiffon slip, c. 1925, B 46”, W 42”, L 48”, slip B 42”, L 47”, (few loose stitches CF W, light wear/discoloration CF W, few pulls & small breaks in lace, slip discolored at SH) excellent. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Very Good-Excellent

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