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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 185

TWO VELVET OR CREPE EVENING DRESSES, 1935

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 burgundy velvet w/ round neckline, beaded CF, slashed sleeves w/ fitted & beaded cuff, self-belt, bias cut ankle length skirt, label “NRA Dress Code Authority”, B 36”, W 28”, L 61”, (minor crushing, wear spots up to 1”, 1.5” tear rt cuff seam, 4" opening C F skirt, small seam openings, few small holes, 1” residue stain left cuff, minor tarnish to stones, CB W taken up) very good; 1 black rayon crepe w/ black net insertions to flared dolman short sleeves & back surplice bodice, B trimmed w/ diagonal row of decorative miniature paste buckles, ankle length bias cut skirt, labels “A Registered Original Design with Fashion Originator’s Guild” & “NRA Dress Code Authority”, B 40”, W 32”, L 62”, (underarm discoloration, minor stone loss CF buckles) excellent. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum

Condition

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum