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Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSat, Apr 27, 2013 2:00 PM GMT

Couture, Vintage Clothing and Accessories

Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company Spring Couture, Vintage Fashion and Hats, Textiles, and Miriam Haskell Jewelry Auction Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2013 at 10AM Previews: Thursday April 25, Noon-6PM Friday and Saturday from 8AM ? 10AM Location: New Hope Eagle Fire Co. New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938 This season?s two-day auction will feature institutional property from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Schenectady Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, Shippensburg University, The Children?s Museum of Indianapolis and a Midwestern Historical Society. Property from private collectors and estates will also be sold, including a collection of Miriam Haskell jewelry of over 1200 pieces, a large collection of Yves Saint Laurent and other designer clothing and accessories from an important Washington DC estate, and three Ohio Industrialist families. Friday April 26: Over 100 lots of good hats from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a private collection, 225 plus lots of Miriam Haskell jewelry, Ethnographic textiles, Chinese garments and textiles, Oriental carpets, lace and lace tablecloths, large one owner collection of Paisley shawls and American quilts, Suzanis, 17th C. Aubusson tapestries from William Elkins? Elstowe Manor in Elkins Park Pa. and other Continental textiles will be sold.