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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 152

TWO SILK VELVET OR CREPE EVENING DRESSES, MID 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 purple silk velvet w/ crystal & iridescent pearlized seed beads in rose motif to high round neckline & draped puff sleeve, original matching self-covered belt, B 36”, W 30”, L 60”, (few missing beads, light crushing, minor seam strain at W, 0.5” frayed seam opening CB W, light discoloration left SH & SS, wear/discoloration at hem); 3-pc lavender silk crepe de chine garden party dress w/ ruching at CF, matching bolero w/ double circular ruffle sleeves & looped self-covered buttons, original underdress, dress B 34”-36”, W 28”, L 52”, bolero B 38”, L 14”, (light discoloration to SH & lower skirt, few small stains & pinholes, discoloration & shattering to slip) both very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Very Good

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