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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 119

TWO TEA OR MORNING DRESSES, EARLY 1880s-MID 1890s

Estimate: $500 - $800

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 printed tea dress in floral, foliate & undulating band motif w/ burnt sienna silk twill band collar, CF panel, cuff & hem, back bodice w/ graduated pleats into princess line train, early 1880s, B 40”, W 32”, L 58”, (few holes & stains up to 1.5", lace cuffs removed, bow detached) excellent; 1 robin’s egg wool twill morning dress w/ silk embroidery in wheat & floral motif w/ applied cord stalk, velvet covered buttons, twill cotton balloon sleeve w/ Spanish lace over SH to deep V at CB & cuff w/ French black velvet ribbon, cotton twill lining, mid 1890s, B 30”, W 24”, L 54”, (wear, 1” hole left underarm, small snacks/holes, stains up to 1.5”, few missing buttons) very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Very Good-Excellent

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.