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Vintage for Valentines

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 11:00AM EST
Lot 236

UPDATED RIBBON STRIPE EVENING DRESS, ORIGINALLY 18TH C

Estimate: $400 - $600

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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

18th C gown of textured self-ribbon stripe patterned silk in rose bouquet & sprig motif on taffeta ground, re-made in the 1840s w/ sleeves & silk crepe ruffle to neck & engegeante sleeves added c. 1915, B 30”, W 22”, L 51”, (alterations to bodice & W, shattering present throughout, heavy wear/stressed repairs at underarms, 1.5” seam strain CF bodice, heavy wear CB bodice, several tiny-1.5” stains, trim discolored, few seam openings up to 3”) fair. Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation and future acquisitions.

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