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Holiday Vintage & Couture

Wed, Dec 6, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 45


Estimate: $500 - $800

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

2-pc cream silk wedding dress w/ embroidered tiered cap sleeves, extended H peplum & front of full pleated skirt, boned back lacing bodice w/ scoop neckline, c. 1850, B 30", W 21", L 20", skirt W 22", L 43", (minor discoloration, light lining stains, stains up to 16" to skirt, 5" tear front left hem fold, few pulls/pinholes); 2-pc Indian cotton mull wedding dress w/ wide bateau neckline, short tucked sleeves & full skirt w/ lace edging & insertion, c. 1848, B 31", L 14", skirt W 24", L 45", (discoloration, 2.5" stain front left SH, 2" tear left sleeve, few small tears in sleeves, spot stains up to 1.25", holes up to 0.5", broken brides/pulls) both good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.



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