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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 185

TWO SILK OR VELVET PARTY DRESSES, MID-LATE 1920s

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

1 purple silk crepe evening dress w/ scoop neckline into plunging surplice back, drop W w/ 3 dimensional floral panache to right H, skirt w/ knotted rayon fringe, c. 1924, B 38”, W 36”, L 48”, (slip N/I, discoloration CF bodice & hem, small seam openings & fraying at hem, tiny-0.5” light stains, thread pulls) good; 1 grey, red, navy & tan floral printed silk velvet evening dress in pointillist floral motif, broad V neckline w/ floating panel from CB, handkerchief hem, c. 1929, B 40”, W 40”, L 46”, (light discoloration, pulls, shattering at CB hem) 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.