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Bellows Falls, VT, United States
DoneWed, Mar 21, 2012 4:00 PM GMT

Vintage & Couture Clothing, Jewelry, Textiles

Our March 2012 Historic Fashion & Textile Sale promises be be another great one with fashion from the legendary Brooklyn Museum Historic Costume Collection, Georgian & Victorian jewelry sold for the benefit of the Costume Collection of the Museum of the City of New York, quilts from a major institutional collection, evening gowns worn by Maria Hawkins Ellington (Mrs. Nat King Cole) with additions from many other institutions, estates and private collections. Featured selections ? printed Frank Lloyd Wright fabric ? 17 yards; 20th C. designers including Norell, Gernreich, Trigere, McQueen, Chanel, Cardin COUTURE from Dior, Desses, Patou, Molyneaux; many 20?s beaded dresses,1930?s dress made from Erté fabric, lamé shawls, coats & capes; 19th C. shoes, hats, parasols, handbags; Battenburg lace garments, 18th C lace, Turkmenistan & other ethnic clothing, a Suzani, a large Paisley collection, 19th/early 20th C. Quilts, Military including Grant GAR Presentation sword & Archduke Leopold collection of early 19th C European embossed brass hat emblems.