DoneFri, Jan 05, 2007 6:00 PM EST
CLINTON, CT, USA
Vintage Clothing Auction
Custom made and brand name vintage outfits from the 50s, 60s, and 70s with a few earlier and later dates. This is primarily a collection from one business executive woman who was in WAVE in WWII, worked at Wellesley College, N. E. Mutual Insurance, Mount Holyoke College, Harvard, Dean of Douglass College, Dean of Hollins College, first woman to be on the Board of Directors of Prudential & PSE&G, and Economics Professor at Rutgers. Her collection consists of 160 custom made dresses and suits by Avoca Co, Best & Co., Paul Blumenstein, Couture, Donald Davies, Leslie Fay, Hanae Mori, Jaeger, I. Magnin, Marimekko, Peck & Peck, Pendleton, R & K, Rona, Gertrude Singer, Malcolm Starr, and R.H. Stearns. There are many silk and wool outfits. Quite a few outfits were made in Austria, Finland, Ireland, and Switzerland. Sizes are mostly 14, 16 or 18 for those years. There are only a few accessories, mainly belts and tops. Browse and Bid on this fascinating upscale collection.