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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 150

TWO SILK VELVET EVENING CAPES, 1920s

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

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$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 cape w/ curled & dyed ostrich feather collar, standing collar, CF neck tie closure, pale pink silk lining, c. 1920, label “Hochschild, Kohn & Co. Baltimore”, SH-SH 20”, L 48”, (slip N/I, discoloration at hem & lining, minor shedding, minor crushing to velvet) good; 1 black velvet evening cape w/ white rabbit fur trim, high round neckline, turnback collar, CF tie closure, panne silk velvet lining, 1920s, SH-SH 20”, L 42” (slip N/I, fur shedding, minor discoloration to lining, left collar missing stitch to hold shape) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Good

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