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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 131

TWO SILK AFTERNOON DRESSES, c. 1894

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

2-pc pink china silk c/o boned bodice w/ band collar, leg o’ mutton sleeve & CB hook & eye closure, skirt w/ shaped self-ruffle, lined w/ cotton & fine buckram, c. 1895, bodice B 34”, L 17”, skirt W 22”, L 40”, (underarm discoloration, light discoloration , many small spot stains, few small holes, pulls, wear at W) good; 2-pc black silk twill resist printed w/ pink, green & lavender floral motif c/o fitted bodice w/ V-neck, bodice hem & cuff edged w/ black lace over pink silk band, skirt w/ self-ruffle & glazed cotton lining, c. 1894, bodice B 30”, L 16”, skirt W 22”, L 38”, (seam strain bodice W, few tiny pulls/holes, small light stains, wear/discoloration CB hem, net cuffs damaged, bodice lining torn) excellent. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good-Excellent

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