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DoneWed, Apr 09, 2014 12:00 PM EDT
New York, NY, USA


Our April 9, 2014 Historic Fashion & Textile Sale returns to New York City with objects sold for the benefit of the Costume Collection of the Museum of the City of New York, new treasures from the Brooklyn Museum Historic Costume Collection, ephemera from FIT, fashion de-accessions from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and the Strong Museum with additions from other institutions, estates and private collections. Featured selections ? Amelia Earhart kidskin jacket, 1930's Valentina garments, two Delphos Fortuny gowns (1 with original box), Dior "tulip" dress, 20th C. designers- Issey Miyake, Gaultier, Hanae Mori, Galanos, Pucci, Cardin, Ceil Chapman, Dior & many others , paisleys, handmade laces & lace clothing, 18th C. textiles including a large Italian embroidery, , Early Vuitton trunks, collection of 19th C. Victorian women's & children's clothing including Worth, 1920's beaded flapper dresses, ecclesiastical embroideries and garments, ethnic clothing and much more.