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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 113

TWO SILK OR COTTON DAY DRESSES, 1885-1888

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 brown ribbed silk w/ satin piping to turn back cuffs & bodice edge, cast glass CF buttons, faux filet cuff ruffle, corded passementeire w/ chenille & thread fringe & tassels, triple row of box pleated flounces above hem, linen & cotton twill linings, c. 1885, bodice B 38”, L 21”, skirt W 30”, L 42”, (underarm discoloration, shattering, 1 button missing, some draping stitches fallen out of skirt, some loose trim at collar) fair; 2-pc cotton pique w/ cotton braid applique’ to neckline, CF, cuff, peplum & skirt, Heilmann embroidered flounce, drilled MOP ball buttons, c.1888, bodice B 32”, L 18”, (period repairs around upper bodice up to 3.5”, CF W darts & slv seams let out, light discoloration, few pinholes, no closures at Wband) 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.