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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 118

TWO VELVET OR VELVETEEN DAY ENSEMBLES, LATE 1910-1920s

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

2-pc day ensemble in red cotton velveteen c/o blouse w/ round neckline into attached tie, long sleeve w/lace trim, slash H pockets & matching pleated skirt, c. 1917, B 36”, L 24”, skirt W 28”, L 26”, (hem shortened, broad discoloration, light wear/pile loss W & underarms, repair & few small frayed seam openings at CF collar, small spot stains) fair; 2-pc day dress of black silk velvet c/o blouse & skirt trimmed w/ soutache & black jet beading on tulle ground w/ silk embroidery & faceted jet beads, 1920s, B 40”, L 21”, skirt W 34”, L 26”, (light wear/crushing esp. at underarms, few loose/missing beads, few small holes in net & Wband, minor bead disease, new hanger loops sewn in) very good. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

Condition

Fair-Very Good

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