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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 180

TWO SILK, TULLE & LACE EVENING DRESSES, 1930s

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 dusty rose silk tulle w/ chemical lace & crepe back satin slip, scoop neckline w/ attached SH cape, B 36”, W 32”, L 50”, slip B 34”, L 54”, (light discoloration w/ stains up to 1.5”, lace repaired CF collar, few holes up to 0.75” at hem, few tiny holes, some fraying along edges, few pulls/small breaks in lace, slip discolored w/ shattered straps); 1 sheer grey silk w/ chemical lace & tulle applique bands, V neck, glove length sleeves & very full floor length skirt, c. 1937, B 36”, W 26”, L 58”, (underarm & hem discoloration, 2” SS strain right bodice, 0.5” hole lap, few tiny stains/holes, slip discolored) both good; t/w evening dress w/ hanging sleeve in woven satin lozenge motif on tulle ground w/ crepe de chine  slip, label “Govpy, Paris”. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good

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