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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 114


Estimate: $400 - $600

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$500 $50
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$5,000 $250
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$100,000 $5,000
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$1,000,000 $25,000

2-pc burgundy silk ottoman & silk velvet w/ silk taffeta bodice front, black silk chiffon to back of band collar, lined in cotton twill window check, silk ottoman skirt w/ gored padded & stiffened back c. 1895, B 36”, L 19”, skirt W 24”, L 39”, (trim remo ved bodice, gusset added CF W, minor discoloration w/ few tiny pulls/stains in skirt, bodice lining damaged) good; 2-pc black silk velvet & moire & satin stripe silk w/ pierced & heavily corded velvet panels embroidered in padded satin stitch & French knots over lavender silk moire’, passementerie w/ silk drops to bell sleeve & CF skirt, c. 1890, label “M. Switzer, 414 Fifth Ave, New York”, B 32”, L 16”, skirt W 24”, L 39”, (light crushing, black silk shattering/lavender discolored, chiffon torn) fair-good.



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