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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 165

TWO SILK & LACE TEA DRESSES, c. 1907-1908

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

1 silk w/ chemical lace applique & insertions in graduated eagle & floral motif, square neckline, ¾ length sleeves, princess line into slight bell train, c. 1908, B 36”, W 26”, L 58”, (light discoloration esp. lower skirt/hem, small light stains, wear/broken brides, tears up to 2” in hem, 3.5” seam opening CB below closures, few minor repairs b/t lace panels, chiffon bodice lining damaged) good; 1 ecru hand embroidered heavy padded floral embroidery on mm lace ground w/ square necked mono bosom bodice, ¾ length sleeves, asymmetrical draped skirt, c. 1907, B 40”, W 27”, L 56”, (light discoloration/wear, few holes & spot stains up to 1”, loose stitches around W, lining heavily shattered) 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.