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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 95

TWO SILK TAFFETA DAY DRESSES, 1860s

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

2-pc blue c/o fitted bodice w/ bias satin applique’, embroidered dimensional buttons to CF & at back peplum, trained skirt same satin applique, lined w/ twill cotton, B 36”, W 28”, L 18”, skirt W 20”, L 38”, (bodice altered/expanded, stains up to 1.5", small holes/mends, heavy wear W & collar, seam strain at bodice & Wband, discoloration, lining damaged) bodice fair, skirt good; 2-pc green c/o fitted bodice w/ domed thread covered button closure, shaped back peplum, trained skirt w/ glazed cotton lining & wool hemsaver, c. 1868, B 30”, W 22”, L 18”, skirt W 20”, L 42”, (stains up to 2.5”, shattering, few tears up to 1” at Wband, light discoloration, 0.25” mend in skirt, wear to hem) fair. Museum of History & Industry.

Condition

Fair-Good

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Museum of History & Industry