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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 9

TWO SILK AFTERNOON DRESSES, 1888-1893

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

2-pc in black silk faille w/ standing collar, faux revere, cuff & skirt panels of weft patterned silk on satin ground, c. 1888, B 30”, L 17”, skirt W 20”, L 40”, (few loose/missing buttons, 1.75” pull rt SH, iron shine at bodice seams, few holes/tears up to 1”, minor shattering skirt, tiny stains, hem worn); 2-pc brown silk taffeta w/ standing collar trimmed w/ lace, leg o’ mutton sleeve w/ Chantilly lace to cuff, corded applique 2-tone trim CF skirt, bodice lined in twill cotton, glazed cotton underskirt, c. 1893, B 32”, L 17”, skirt W 24”, L 41”, (underarm discoloration, loose/missing closures CF, seam openings up to 1” & loose stitches at trim, lace collar partly unstitched, tiny holes & small stains, Wband altered) all good-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.