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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 61

TWO SILK WEDDING GOWNS, NEW YORK, 1884-1885

Estimate: $500 - $800

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 cream silk faille wedding gown w/ CF faux pearl buttons, standing collar w/ bobbin lace, training skirt w/ pleated front panel, 1884, label “S.A. Cary(?)”, B 34”, W 22”, L 56”-110”, (shattering, sleeves altered w/ added gusset, wear/discoloration, few loos e/missing buttons, few small stains, loose stitching at collar) fair; 2-pc white silk satin c/o boned fitted bodice w/ Queen Anne, laced CF closure, trained bustle skirt w/ draped front, 1885, label “A. Barnes, New York”, B 30”, L 20”, skirt W 22”, L 41-85", (few small holes/stains, 1.5” stain lower CF bodice & 1.5” lap, few loose stitches at cuffs, 8” stain CB hem, light discoloration to skirt w/ stains up to 2”) bodice very good, skirt good; t/w 2-pc cream wool flannel w/ chemical lace, 1903. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.