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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 124

TWO SILK FAILLE DAY DRESSES, EARLY 1890s

Estimate: $500 - $800

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 grey fine silk faille w/ ribbed chiffon overlay to yoke, sleeves & CF, pink silk faille band collar, CF ruffle & applied to bodice front, CB, cuffs & above hem, oversized self bow at CB, knife pleated self ruffle above hem, B 32”, L 17”, skirt W 24”, L 42”, (underarm discoloration, collar shattering, many scattered light stains tiny-1.5”) good; 1 royal blue fine silk faille w/ royal blue silk velvet trim to collar, faux revere shaped half Wband, cuff & front skirt panels, B 30”, W 22”, L 56”, (seam strain W, few seam repairs CF bodice, loose stitching bodice trim, light wear to velvet, few light stains up to 1”, few loose buttons) excellent; t/w 2-pc crimson patterned silk dinner dress. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Good-Excellent

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.