Beverly, MA, United States
DoneSat, Jun 4, 2011 3:00 PM UTC
Vintage Couture Auction
Kaminski Auctions is thrilled to announce a fabulous sale of vintage couture, accessories and costume jewelry that will take place on Saturday, June 4th beginning at 11 a.m. The cornerstone of this auction is the remarkable 1960s Emilio Pucci collection of Lorna Dwyer-Carfano, a Pucci model during the 1960s and one of the top models in the United States during that time. Over 40 fabulous genre pieces from the legendary ?Prince of Prints? will be up for auction including Pucci's iconic silk jersey dresses, fine silk tops, rare bathing sets, cotton skirt and top sets, and 'Emilio Pucci for Formfit Roberts' nightwear jumpsuits. This auction also includes a collection of pristine couture from a North Shore family, spanning from the 1940s to the late 1980s. Highlights of this collection include a 1960s Nina Ricci red wool dress, a 1960s Mignon silk flowered cocktail dress and a 1950s detachable mink and cashmere sweater jacket with a stunning sheer silk over lace lining from Bernard Altmann. Rounding out this fabulous sale is a clothing collection from the late fashion connoisseur Ruth Silverman of Brookline, Massachusetts. This collection includes designer clothing from the 1960s all the way up until 2010. For anyone interested in vintage clothing and accessories, this is an auction not to be missed! From the early decades of the 1900s to the present, this extensive auction has something for every fashion and costume collector.