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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 137

TWO SILK EVENING OR AFTERNOON DRESSES, LATE 1890-c. 1910

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

1 bone china silk gown w/ faux pearl embroidered bands over gathering to CF & cuffs, broad self W band w/ thread-covered hoops to CF, skirt w/ self ruffle flounce & ecru faux moire bows, late 1890s, B 32”, W 22”, L 56”, (stitching in W gathers fallen, many stains esp. lap tiny-7”, several missing beads, wear to bow trim w/ 1 loose, minor shatter & discoloration at hem) good; 1 black silk w/ jet beading & cotton tulle yoke insert & lower sleeve, c. 1910, B 34”, W 26”, L 54”, (lining deteriorating & shedding, minor bead disease, silk shattering w/ several 0.5”-3” tears esp. around SH & W) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair-Good

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