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Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSat, Oct 21, 2017 2:00 PM GMT

Couture & Textiles from Museum Collections

This season?s two-day auction will feature institutional property from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), The Atelier of Patrick Kelly-Paris, a Mid-Western Institution, Shippensburg State University, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Gene London Collection, A Mid-Western Museum, Continental textiles from a la Vieille Russie, other local historical societies, institutions, private collectors and estates. We strongly encourage prospective buyers, textile historians and historical costume lovers to attend both auction days. Additionally the "Un-cataloged or Discovery Sale" will be at the conclusion of the catalog sale on FRIDAY not Saturday as in the past. The Friday sale will NOT be available for online bidding. 19th & Early 20th C Clothing: Beaded dresses, silk lingerie, Gustave Beer, Galenga, Adaire, Irish crochet, etc. 20th Century Couture & Designer Clothing: Christian Dior, Stavropoulos, Adrian, Beene, Chanel, Courreges, Ferre, Gaultier, Gernreich, Galliano, Halston, Hermes, Lacroix, Lanvin, Moschino, Norell, Pucci, de la Renta, Valentino, Versace, YSL , Cardin and others, also a group of Erte designed garments from his Los Angeles play, Erte?s Vision of Anatol, inspired by the 1925 Cecil B. DeMille film, Anatol. The Atelier of Patrick Kelly-Paris: We are fortunate to have been selected to sell the remains of Patrick Kelly?s Paris Atelier. Included among the 90+ lots will be a mermaid gown, cocktail dresses, Nail Dress, Dice Dress, Leopard Print, Denim, Fleece, dresses, outerwear, workwear, whimsical gloves, hats, fans, scarves, other accessories and jewelry. Patrick Kelly was the first American admitted to the French Couture Syndicate. Accessories & Jewelry: Bes-Ben hats, lame boots, unusual ivory clutch, scenic beaded bag in original box, Hermes scarf, etc. Ethnographic & Textiles: Asian, Middle Eastern, European and American