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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 178

TWO SILK EVENING DRESSES, EARLY 1940s

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

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$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 bone silk crepe w/ padded gold kid to V-neckline, CF & onto Hs, short sleeves, full ankle length skirt, c. 1941, B36”, W 26”, L 58”, (light stains 0.5”-1” CF bust & lap, pulls up to 2.5”, light discoloration CB lower skirt, wear/crackling to gold trim) good; 1 shot silk taffeta w/ ruched SH straps & applique’ to neckline & in large bow motif across skirt, late 1940s, B 34”, W 26”, L 56”, (few stains up to 7” around lf skirt SS, light discoloration SH/underarms, minor seam strain CF W, scattered tiny-2” light stains, few pulls up to 5”) fair-good. 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.