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Lot 210: The contents of an attic trunk, including four
October 16, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: The contents of an attic trunk, including four 1930s velvet and satin evening gowns, peasant-style embroidered blouses, two 1950s ball gowns, assorted gloves petticoats etc (qty)
Condition Report: • All a bit musty from storage, all would benefit from cleaning • Black velvet jacket - good • Blue brocade satin bodice - centre back dart has been let out, otherwise good • 3 petticoats - one is badly stained • Indian embroidered muslin dress - hole at waist, torn at neck, nice embroidery c.1850 • Tulle dress - missing large section of tulle from hem below filet band • Cape has soiling at neck lining, otherwise good • Black satin dress is good • Pink oriental dress is home-made, few small spot stains to skirt • Copper brocatelle dress - good • Black and white chiffon dress, good condition • Black velvet dress - good, repair to top of zip • Jacket made from Turkish Anteri robe, brocade a bit rubbed in places • 1930s crepe de chine summer dress - faint damp speckles generally • Embroidered muslin blouse - good condition • 4 other blouses with wear and damage