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Spring Sartorial Spectacular

Wed, Apr 24, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 139

TWO WOOL OR SILK DAY DRESSES, EARLY-MID 1880s

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 black wool twill w/ black silk taffeta faux reveres & bodice hem, CF imitation marcasite glass buttons, bodice B 34”, L 32”-50”, skirt W 26”, L 42”, (tiny-0.25” holes, light stains up to 1”, CB bodice seam let out, minor discoloration underarms & CF skirt, few missing buttons, trim shattered); 2-pc brown silk taffeta w/ bobbin lace to standing collar, CF self covered buttons & knife pleated ruffles, bodice B 34”, L 50”, skirt W 24”, L 40”, (underarm discoloration, 3.5” tear & 2” period repair bodice seat, stains up to 1.5”, damage to pleated trim, light wear/discoloration, few loose/missing button) both good; t/w extended novelty pattern silk bodice w/ Spanish lace & lace & organdy lingerie overdress. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum.

Condition

Good

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum