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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 98

TWO SILK AFTERNOON DRESSES, c.1889 & c. 1902

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

2-pc burnt sienna ribbed silk taffeta ensemble c/o bodice w/ faux vest front, cuff & shaped W band embroidered w/ French jet & faceted beaded braid trim, skirt w/ self-ruffle swags, lined w/ twill cotton, c. 1889, B 32”, L 23”, skirt W 28", L 40", (shattering SH, underarms discolored, beads missing/cloudy, bodice altered, tiny holes/pulls, small light stains, light discoloration lap, seam openings at W, lining damaged, wear to hem); 3-pc black grenadine c/o bodice w/ Heilmann embroidered silk & plush applique to standing collar, yoke, CF & cuff of bishop sleeve, label “Counikan-Wheeling, W. Va.”, c. 1902, B 36” L 18”, over skirt W 24” L 42”, skirt W 26”, L 38” (tears in sheer overlay lower sleeves & W, holes near sheer hem, small light stains) both fair. Museum of History & Industry.

Condition

Fair

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