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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 189

TWO VELVET & CHIFFON EVENING DRESSES, c. 1923

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 chiffon & silk velveteen w/ beaded bands in green, blue, pink & black faceted beads, long sleeves, left front spiral panache & silver lame underdress, B 34”, W 36”, L 50”, (small light stains, 1.5” seam opening left underarm, few missing beads, tarnish to underdress, light wear to velvet) good; 1 blue silk panne velvet w/ long blue silk chiffon full panel hanging sleeves, ombre ribbon work applique’ corsage to left SH, B 40”, W 34”, L 45”, (shattering to chiffon, light discoloration, some light crushing to velvet) fair-good. 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.