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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 115

TWO VELVET EVENING CAPES, 1925-1932

Estimate: $300 - $500

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 red velvet evening cape w/ wide collar, CF hook & eye closure, turmeric silk lining, 1925-1928, SH-SH 21”, L 42”, (slip N/I, velvet shedding, tiny-0.75” holes esp. collar & CF, light wear/crushing, minor discoloration towards hem, lining shattered at seat) fair; 1 blue silk velvet cape w/ white mouton collar, arm slits at sides, decorative buttons, CF tie closure, lined in satin crepe, c. 1932, SH-SH 20”, L 46”, (slip N/I, light discoloration in lower skirt & upper CB, minor crushing to velvet, light wear, lining discolored) 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.