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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 134

TWO PATTERNED SILK & VELVET EVENING OR DAY DRESSES, MID-LATE 1890s

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$2,000 $100
$5,000 $250
$10,000 $500
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$40,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$500,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $25,000

2-pc brown & cream striped ribbed silk evening dress w/ vining wildflower sprig motif & fawn silk velvet SH lapel, braided waistband & cuff, mid 1890s, B 34”, L 15”, skirt W 23”, L 40”, (shattering underarms, discoloration & wear/pile loss at trim, 1.5" tear right cuff, few holes up to 1”, stains in skirt up to 6”, hem discoloration, loose stitching trim) fair; 2-pc brown floral patterned silk day dress w/ bone silk satin band collar & yoke overlaid w/ mm lace, chestnut brown velvet trim & bows, c. 1898, B 30", L 16”, skirt W 20”, L 41”, (many tears in lace & some shatter at collar, underarm discoloration, few tears up to 1.5” in sleeves, light wear to Wband & hem) very good; t/w 2-pc shot purple-black dinner dress w/ beading & lace. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum