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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 155

TWO PRINTED COTTON DAY DRESSES, 1860s

Estimate: $400 - $600

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 brown cotton calico printed w/ geometric motif, round neck opening, piped at armscye at drop SH into full sleeve w/ fitted cuff, CF glass button closures, c. 1865, B 42”, W 38”, L 54”, (discoloration/wear, cuffs & hem, several repairs to bodice, holes/ wear spots up to 1”) good; 2-pc entirely hand sewn white cotton muslin printed w/ purple ribbon & floral motif c/o day dress w/ round neck opening, CF closures, piped armscye & cartridge pleated W, matching pelerine collar, c. 1860, B 32”, W 24”, L 54”, (broad fading of purple dye, many holes up to 1.5” front right hem from unstable dye, small holes, light tidemark left sleeve) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Good

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