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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 134

TWO SILK OR LINEN DAY DRESSES, 1908-1912

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 cream open warp striped silk blend overprinted w/ rose motif, grey-green twill silk edging to neckline, sleeve, cuff, peplum & as belt w/ covered buckle, chemical lace ruffle collar & neck insert, tiered skirt w/ self-ruffle, c. 1908, B 40”, L 22”, skirt W 28”, L 42”, (print & trim faded, spot stains tiny-0.75”, few pulls up to 3”, some shatter & fray to trim esp. CF belt) good; 1 dusty blue linen traveling dress w/ slubbed raw silk neck insert, shaped cuff, decorative buttons & W band center, self-covered decorative buttons, c. 1912, B 34”, W 24”, L 55”, (minor fade across bodice, light banded discoloration lower skirt, light staining up to 3” at hem, some wear/loose stitching on buttons) very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good-Very Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.