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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 1

TWO PASTEL EVENING GOWNS, 1930s

Estimate: $500 - $800

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 lilac crepe back satin w/ gathered SHs panels into deep V back & into empire W at front over modesty panel, self-ties from front W to CB w/ elongated tails, c. 1935, B 32”, W 24”, L 58”, (wear & seam strain around W, 0.5” wear spot CB W, small light stains scuffs/small pulls, light discoloration at hem, interior SH straps damaged) good; 1 blush pink novelty ribbed rayon evening dress w/ reverse surplice bodice overlapped from W into square front neckline, skirt w/ ruched panels over back Hs, original matching sash, B 30”-32”, W 24”-26”, L 58”, (minor seam strain at SH, few tiny stains & pulls, minor discoloration at hem, light wear to hem & belt) 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.