Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSat, May 2, 2009 1:00 PM GMT
Vintage Clothing & The Estate of Doris Duke
Deaccessions from: Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution; Indianapolis Museum of Art; The Mint Museum; The Philadelphia Museum of Art; TDF Costume;NYC Museum; New England University. Private Collections: William L. Brown III, author of Thoughts on Mens Shirts in America, 1750-1900; heirloom banquet cloths with Vanderbilt Family provenance THREE BIG SALES OVER TWO DAYS OVER 1500 LOTS Session 2: Saturday May 2nd Women's Clothing: Crystal beaded Belle Epoch gown, Designers: Adrian; Beene; Blass; Chanel; Dior; YSL; Schiaparelli; Bessi; Galanos; Winston; Sant' Angelo; Valentino; Trigere; Cardin; Versace; Madame Gres; Don Marshall; De la Renta; Heim; Tassell; Gucci; Halston; Feraud; Hermes; Armani; Gaultier; Schon; Montana; Courreges; Missoni; Venet; Ferre; Mori; etc. Beaded 1920's, Victorian & early clothing; petticoats; whites; etc. Accessories: Beaded & sterling bags; collection 125+ deadstock designer handbags including: Leiber; Siso; Saurez; Bottega Veneta; Ferragamo; Roberta di Camerino; Spulcioni; Karan; F. Rossetti; Halston; Marquesa; etc. Deadstock shoes, Ferragamo & Fratelli-Rossetti in 6 1/2 to 7. Stockings; belts; hats; scarves; parasols; etc. Men's 18th & 19th Century Clothing: shirts; vests; breeches; tail coats; hats; shoes; 20th C western wear, etc. Collection of Godey's Lady's Book, including first edition, all complete, most in very good condition, costume and textile reference books, etc. Store Display & Ephemera: Great collection 19th & early 20th C including: mannequins; two free standing forms w/ cast iron shoes; Stockman child & infant forms; shoe, hat & collar stands; torsos; bustle forms; boxed set "Onken Younits" window display fixtures, 2 Simon & Halbig 24" dolls, etc. Session 3: Saturday May 2nd Discovery Sale: At the conclusion of the catalog sale, everything and anything-large quantity. 18th - 20th C clothing, accessories, ethnic, western wear.