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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 120

TWO SILK AFTERNOON GOWNS, BOSTON, c. 1890 & c. 1904

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 dark red & black shot silk dress w/ woven arabesque & spot motif, emerald silk velvet shaped inset Wband w/ metallic crystal & iridescent bead embroidered passementerie & faceted amber sugarloafs, skirt w/ green velvet hem facing, B 30”, L 16", skirt W 24”, L 42”, (CF bodice unstitched at W, sleeves let out, some missing beads, petersham torn, skirt W expanded) very good; 2-pc woven windowpane w/ irregular satin spot pattern, tulle collar & yoke insert w/ tape lace applique, silk satin scalloped edge, label “Holland, Boston”, B 38”, L 18”, skirt W 25”, L 39”, (lining heavily shattered, light stains up to 1”, 2.5” seam opening/few tears up to 1” in lace, few small holes) fair; t/w printed & patterned silk dress w/ linen lining c. 1835. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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