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WORTH BEADED BUTTERFLY FANCY DRESS GOWN, c. 1912.
MODERNIST PRINT TROUSER ENSEMBLE, 1920s - 1930s.MADAME GRES HAUTE COUTURE EVENING GOWN, S/S 1955
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneApr 29, 2017 2:00 PM UTC

Couture, Fabric Swatches, Jewelry &Textiles

Friday and Saturday, April 28 & 29 at 10AM This season?s two-day auction will feature institutional property from The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), a Southern Institution, a California Museum, Shippensburg State University, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Property from American Heiress Margaret Draper-Princess Boncompagni, The Gene London Collection, other local historical societies, institutions, private collectors and estates. 19th & Early 20th C Clothing: Ten Worth garments, other important Paris and American designers: Jeanne Hallee, Leonard & O?Neil and others, lame, lace coats, wedding, beaded and sequined garments, etc. 20th Century Couture & Designer Clothing: Important Issey Miyake from designer Naoki Takizawa, Vionnet ?Little Horses? dress. Christian Dior, Stavropoulos, Adrian, Beene, Chanel, Courreges, Ferre, Gaultier, Gernreich, Galliano, Halston, Mme. Gres, Hermes, Patrick Kelly, Lacroix, Lanvin, McQueen, Moschino, Norell, Pucci, de la Renta, Valentino, Versace, YSL , Cardin and more. Accessories & Jewelry: Large collection of signed costume jewelry, Raoul Dufy printed parasol, Christian Dior fashion illustrations, Hermes and other designer scarfs, export shawls, Wiener Werkstatte, Louis Vuitton Trunk, other good trunks, etc. Ethnographic & Textiles: Asian, Middle Eastern, European and American textiles and embroidery including: Chinese silk embroidered coverlet, suzani, portieres, paisley shawls, batiks, oriental carpets, fabric swatches and samples, lace shawls, South American/ Mexican Colonial needlework, etc.