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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 149

TWO VELVET EVENING ENSEMBLES, 1930s

Estimate: $300 - $500

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 trained black silk velvet gown w/ draped collar, puff sleeves & oversized self-bow to front left H, c. 1932, B 38”, W 28”, L 61”, (sash detached from W, some light wear/crush spots throughout) very good; 2-pc peach silk velvet c/o sleeveless dress w/ V-neck & matching bolero w/ peter pan collar & elbow length puff sleeves, c. 1935, dress B 36”, W 30”, L 56”, bolero B 38”, L 13”, (broad light discoloration, stains up to 0.5”, holes up to 0.5” at underarms, minor wear/crushing to velvet) good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Good-Very Good

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