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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 5

TWO SILK VELVET EVENING CAPES, 1918-1925

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 pink silk velvet evening cape w/ silk tassel trim, shawl collar, velvet covered buttons & arm slits, c. 1918, SH-SH 17”, L 48”, (broad light discoloration, light wear to velvet, minor fraying to tassels, few tiny holes); 1 dark purple silk velvet evening cape w/ fringe & triple row of bias velvet trim, broad collar & shirred neckline, arm slits, lined w/ silk crepe, c. 1925, SH-SH 16”, L 41”, (slip N/I, some minor crushing to velvet esp. CF, few 0.25” wear spots at seams, fringe messy) both good. 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.