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Four lady's dresses - of chocolate silk; a fawn capelet;

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Four lady's dresses - of chocolate silk; a fawn capelet;
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Description
Costume: Four lady's dresses, A lady's dress of chocolate brown moire silk, circa 1865, together with a fawn wool capelet; an Aesthetic movement dress of mauve silk velvet, Liberty, circa 1910; a hard tartan double-caped lady's cloak, circa 1850-1870; a Lady's cloak of printed chestnut cotton, circa 1800-1840 (5)
Condition
Brown silk: seems in need of attention, fringing loose, x 1 button missing and x 2 replaced, lace sleeves have some holes; lined capelet - several tiny holes, x 1 button missing. Purple velvet: seems in need of attention particluarly to front of bodice and waist, additional later section of fabric inserted to rear of hips, signs of wear particluarly to side opening, some colour loss, embroidery good, unlined. Tartan: all edges frayed, several holes throughout and wear and tear particularly to edges and hemline, lined in two different patterned cotton fabrics, gilt metal lion's paw clasp and chain pinned to neck. Chestnut cloak: wear to hemline and neck, hold to lining of hood, lined in two differently patterned cottons.
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Four lady's dresses - of chocolate silk; a fawn capelet;

Estimate £400 - £600
Jun 19, 2014
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Starting Price £200
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0696: Four lady's dresses - of chocolate silk; a fawn capelet;

Sold for £400
1 Bid
Est. £400 - £600Starting Price £200
The Fine Art Sale - Day Two
Jun 19, 2014 6:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0696 Details

Description
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Costume: Four lady's dresses, A lady's dress of chocolate brown moire silk, circa 1865, together with a fawn wool capelet; an Aesthetic movement dress of mauve silk velvet, Liberty, circa 1910; a hard tartan double-caped lady's cloak, circa 1850-1870; a Lady's cloak of printed chestnut cotton, circa 1800-1840 (5)
Condition
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Brown silk: seems in need of attention, fringing loose, x 1 button missing and x 2 replaced, lace sleeves have some holes; lined capelet - several tiny holes, x 1 button missing. Purple velvet: seems in need of attention particluarly to front of bodice and waist, additional later section of fabric inserted to rear of hips, signs of wear particluarly to side opening, some colour loss, embroidery good, unlined. Tartan: all edges frayed, several holes throughout and wear and tear particularly to edges and hemline, lined in two different patterned cotton fabrics, gilt metal lion's paw clasp and chain pinned to neck. Chestnut cloak: wear to hemline and neck, hold to lining of hood, lined in two differently patterned cottons.

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