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Antique and Vintage Fashion, Textiles and Accessories

by Kerry Taylor Auctions


451 lots with images

October 16, 2012

Live Auction

249-253 Long Lane

London, SE1 4PR United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 8676 4600

Fax: +44 (0)20 3137 0112

Email: info@kerrytaylorauctions.com

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An Ossie Clark for Radley black moss crepe dress,

Lot 1: An Ossie Clark for Radley black moss crepe dress,

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Description: An Ossie Clark for Radley black moss crepe dress, mid 1970s, labelled, with cap sleeves, ruched bodice and ties to the neck, bust 82-86cm, 32-34in

Condition Report: Good condition, the odd pulled thread, but nothing serious or too noticeable

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A group of American designer wear, mainly late

Lot 2: A group of American designer wear, mainly late

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Description: A group of American designer wear, mainly late 1960s-mid 70s, including two Donald Brooks gowns of yellow organza with floret appliqued bodice and reptile print satin; and six others by Bill Blass, Chester Weinberg, Geoffrey Beene, Miss Charlotte, and a beaded black Oleg Cassini dress, 1980s busts 86-92cm, 34-36in (8)

Condition Report: Mixed condition, pink reptile print dress is unlabelled, some fading to Miss Charlotte obi dress over the neckline and shoulders.

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An Ossie Clark for Radley printed chiffon summer

Lot 3: An Ossie Clark for Radley printed chiffon summer

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Description: An Ossie Clark for Radley printed chiffon summer dress, mid 1970s, labelled and size 12, the dusky-pink ground printed with vibrant yellow, blue and green florals, bust 86cm, 34in

Condition Report: Good condition

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Children's wear 1920s-40s, including boy's sailor

Lot 4: Children's wear 1920s-40s, including boy's sailor

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Description: Children's wear 1920s-40s, including boy's sailor suit with straw hat and painted sailor hanger; burgundy wool Utility marked dress, 1930s party dresses and pyjamas (qty)

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Three Pucci dresses, labelled or signed in the

Lot 5: Three Pucci dresses, labelled or signed in the

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Description: Three Pucci dresses, labelled or signed in the print, comprising: psychedelic printed chiffon gown with bra top, long skirt and `wing' panels; printed chiffon empire line halter-neck dress and a printed jersey columnar gown with elasticated top (3)

Condition Report: dress with elasticated top is very badly stained and a panel has been cut out from the skirt. chiffon halter-neck has blue stains to front of skirt, brown watermarks to hem area; `butterfly' dress - skirt is stained front and back. Dress with elasticated top looks early 1970s, the other 2 dresses look 1990s

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Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small scale

Lot 6: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small scale

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small scale repeat designs in shades of red and blue (10)

Condition Report: good condition

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Hermès printed silk ties, mainly novelty prints

Lot 7: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly novelty prints

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly novelty prints including equestrian, desert islands, pink elephants (11)

Condition Report: generally good condition, paper boat print tie has small spot stains

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Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small-scale

Lot 8: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small-scale

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small-scale repeats in shades of blue, red and green (10)

Condition Report: good condition

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Hermès printed silk ties, mainly novelty prints,

Lot 9: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly novelty prints,

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly novelty prints, including Russian dolls, zebras, leaping sheep, fruits, rabbits in hats, (10)

Condition Report: Russian dolls, rabbit in hat and sheep all with minor grease spots, need cleaning

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Hermès printed silk ties, small scale repeats in

Lot 10: Hermès printed silk ties, small scale repeats in

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, small scale repeats in reds and blues, a dark grey damask example with horseshoe repeats (10)

Condition Report: wo ties with small stains - dark grey horseshoe weave damask and pink and yellow repeat quatrefoils

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Hermès printed silk ties, novelty prints and large

Lot 11: Hermès printed silk ties, novelty prints and large

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, novelty prints and large scale scarf-type prints, including jockey cap kipper tie, another with hunting horns and whips, both with H labels, also comets, hippos, JP Gaultier surrealist print and others (10)

Condition Report: The black ground scarf print tie is not labelled and has a few grease spots; pink button tie has stains, yellow sidesaddle riders tie has small spot stains

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Hermès printed silk ties, small-scale repeats,

Lot 12: Hermès printed silk ties, small-scale repeats,

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, small-scale repeats, mainly in reds and blues, and a red damask tie (11)

Condition Report: Red damask tie is badly stained; blue lattice print has 2 little faint brown spot stains - hard to see because of the pattern; pink loop print - slightly soiled down one edge, needs cleaning. Otherwise good condition

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Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small novelty

Lot 13: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small novelty

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small novelty prints including galleons, birds, flowers, hot air balloons, sea shells (11)

Condition Report: Generally good condition, puppet print, balloon print and storks print - all have small marks, smudges

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Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small classic

Lot 14: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small classic

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, mainly small classic repeats, in reds, browns, yellows and blues, (11)

Condition Report: pink hexagon tie, navy and pink undulating loop print tie both with bad staining

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Hermès printed silk ties, small novelty and floral

Lot 15: Hermès printed silk ties, small novelty and floral

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Description: Hermès printed silk ties, small novelty and floral prints in blues, greens, pinks, including flying carpets, blue elephants, dolphins, anchors, tortoises, penguins (11)

Condition Report: pink tie with rabbits has numerous small grease spots

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A Madame Grès couture grey wool swing coat, late

Lot 16: A Madame Grès couture grey wool swing coat, late

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Description: A Madame Grès couture grey wool swing coat, late 1950s-early 1960s, labelled, with deep pleats to the back, sharp lapels, pleats from shoulder fronts to waist, deep pockets concealed within skirt, belt, lined in grey taffeta, chest approx 97cm, 38in

Condition Report: Perspiration stains to lining at underarms, hem has been let down. approx 5cm of seam at waist lining has been re-sewn.

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A Madame Grès sunflower-print summer dress, circa

Lot 17: A Madame Grès sunflower-print summer dress, circa

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Description: A Madame Grès sunflower-print summer dress, circa 1960, labelled, bust 92cm, 36in, waist 72cm, 28in; together with an Elizabeth Arden emerald green raw silk tent coat, 1960 and Gres red silk turban/cap, 1960, chest 122cm, 48in; and a pearl beaded evening bag (5) The green coat was worn with the green gloves (see following lot) as a going away outfit in 1960. The wedding rings were worn on top of the glove on the left hand as in Renaissance times.

Condition Report: Mme Gres two piece dress is heavily altered. Green shantung coat is very fresh, good condition. Cap and bag in good condition.

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Four pairs of leather gloves, circa 1960,

Lot 18: Four pairs of leather gloves, circa 1960,

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Description: Four pairs of leather gloves, circa 1960, comprising: mink edged gauntlet gloves in emerald suede and grey leather, probably Hermes but unmarked; the others of ivory and grey leather, one stamped Hermes and size 7 (8)

Condition Report: grey mink edged pair - the fingers are quite soiled. other grey leather pair has grey soiling along fold lines and wrist seam is coming undone on one.

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A group of evening wear, bridal wear and lingerie,

Lot 19: A group of evening wear, bridal wear and lingerie,

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Description: A group of evening wear, bridal wear and lingerie, mainly 1930s-early 50s, twelve pieces including ivory crepe cutwork bridal gown, late 30s; another of white satin with lace insertions, 1950; a ruched black velvet evening gown with matching slip, cotton lingerie with embroidery and lace trim and others (qty)

Condition Report: Good condition, no problems. Red jacket is labelled 'Debenham and Freebody'

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A box of useful collars, trimmings, embroidery,

Lot 20: A box of useful collars, trimmings, embroidery,

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Description: A box of useful collars, trimmings, embroidery, including Indian beelte wing lace, 1920s beaded dress edgings and others (qty)

Condition Report: generally good condition

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An embroidered jacket, Ottoman, first half 19th

Lot 21: An embroidered jacket, Ottoman, first half 19th

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Description: An embroidered jacket, Ottoman, first half 19th century, adorned with silver braid and rosettes, large bulbous fasteners tipped with coral beads, fringes to the sides, the lower sleeves with curved openings edged in silver thread picots, felted red-wool ground, the back and sleeves adorned with couched silver thread arabesques

Condition Report: peppered with pinhead sized moth holes generally, numerous small darned reapirs to wool ground, 4cm horizontal split at right shoulder. Lining - black silk panel is detached at the neck, red moire side panels are good, metal threads have tarnished generally

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A Chanel navy jersey suit, 1990s, boutique

Lot 22: A Chanel navy jersey suit, 1990s, boutique

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Description: A Chanel navy jersey suit, 1990s, boutique labelled, the jacket with gilt clover buttons and camelia to lapel, edged in black velvet, bust 86cm, 34in, waist 66cm, 26in, (2)

Condition Report: good condition, no problems

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A Chanel lavender wool suit, 1990s, boutique

Lot 23: A Chanel lavender wool suit, 1990s, boutique

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Description: A Chanel lavender wool suit, 1990s, boutique labelled and size 38, the jacket with ties to neck, under the collar, with slim skirt, bust 86cm, 34in, waist 66cm, 26in, (2)

Condition Report: slightly faded appearance, few tiny brown spots to front of jacket and skirt

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A Chanel hot pink wool suit, 1990s, boutique

Lot 24: A Chanel hot pink wool suit, 1990s, boutique

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Description: A Chanel hot pink wool suit, 1990s, boutique labelled and size 36, the collarless jacket with gilt CC buttons to the four pockets, slim skirt, and silk blouse printed with clock faces, feathers and jewels, chest 86cm, 34in, waist 61cm, 24in, (3)

Condition Report: good condition, looks little worn, no problems, extra buttons and fabric swatches

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A Chanel cream tweed suit, 1990s, boutique

Lot 25: A Chanel cream tweed suit, 1990s, boutique

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Description: A Chanel cream tweed suit, 1990s, boutique labelled and size 36, comprising collarless jacket, edged in gold braid and with gilt CC buttons, and slim skirt, chest 86cm, 34in, waist 61cm, 24in, (2)

Condition Report: good condition, some stains to skirt lining, perspiration stains to jacket lining

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A Chanel navy dress, 1990s, boutique labelled and

Lot 26: A Chanel navy dress, 1990s, boutique labelled and

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Description: A Chanel navy dress, 1990s, boutique labelled and size 36, with optional ivory collar and gilt clover leaf buttons; together with a Chanel black and navy cardigan with gilt buttons and a black jersey skirt, busts 86cm, 34in, waists 61cm, 24in, (3)

Condition Report: Dress - slight soiling to bodice front, needs dry cleaning; skirt has 2 pinheads sized holes; cardigan in good condition

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A Chanel black moss crepe dress, 1990s, boutique

Lot 27: A Chanel black moss crepe dress, 1990s, boutique

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Description: A Chanel black moss crepe dress, 1990s, boutique labelled, size 38, with gilt buttons inset with red and green glass; together with a Chanel red wool double-breasted jacket and a gold cardigan, busts 86cm, 34in (3)

Condition Report: generally good condition; black dress, bust 34in, waist 39in, good condition, nice buttons; gold cardigan, bust 34in, good condition; red jacket, needs cleaning, soiled lining, bust 36in, very slightly faded over one shoulder

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A Chanel black crepe dress, 1990s, boutique

Lot 28: A Chanel black crepe dress, 1990s, boutique

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Description: A Chanel black crepe dress, 1990s, boutique labelled, double-breasted with gilt CC buttons, pleated skirt; together with a Chanel red crepe dress with asymmetric fastening, busts 92cm, 36in, (2)

Condition Report: black dress, waist 32in, hips 36in, in good condition; red dress waist 28in, hips 34in, numerous small spot stains down front and bleaching where someone has tried to clean it, puncture holes in collar where brooch has been removed

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Two Chanel suits, comprising: red wool collarless

Lot 29: Two Chanel suits, comprising: red wool collarless

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Description: Two Chanel suits, comprising: red wool collarless jacket and slim skirt, with gilt buttons, Creations labelled, size 6; and navy crepe long jacket, size 36, and calf-length skirt, boutique labelled, busts 86-92cm, 34-36in, (4)

Condition Report: Hip 38in, bust 36in, waist 24in, good condition

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A group of Chanel summer clothing, 1990s,

Lot 30: A group of Chanel summer clothing, 1990s,

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Description: A group of Chanel summer clothing, 1990s, comprising voluminous silk shirt dress with floral print; an ivory button-down dress printed with CC logo, size 40, bust 36in, waist 32in, hips 38in; and a red silk blouse, busts 92cm, 36in (3)

Condition Report: ivory dress has small and very faint watermark-like stain to front closure, otherwise good condition; red blouse is not labelled, tiny spot stain to front, otherwise good condition, bust 36in; shirt dress - several small spot stains to back, faint grease-like stains to centre front groin area, spare buttons and swatch, bust 42in.

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A group of Chanel separates, comprising beige

Lot 31: A group of Chanel separates, comprising beige

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Description: A group of Chanel separates, comprising beige raincoat; high-waisted navy wool trousers, waist 24in; three ivory silk bodices and a pair of black court shoes, size 8 1/2, (qty)

Condition Report: generally good condition, wear to soles of shoes. Raincoat - several small stains to sleeve and front, chest 42in; pleated bodice - bust 34in, a few small spot stains (minor); blue edged vest - bust 34in, blue is faded, brown smudge stain to front; plain ivory vest - faint grease marks, bust 34in

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A group of Yves Saint Laurent clothing, mainly

Lot 32: A group of Yves Saint Laurent clothing, mainly

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Description: A group of Yves Saint Laurent clothing, mainly Rive Gauche labelled, comprising red and white printed floral dress; two jackets; a printed silk blouse and a fur lined coat, forrures labelled, average bust 86cm, 34in, (5)

Condition Report: generally good condition, printed dress (size 36) has soiled collar, lining soiled around neck, faint yellow stains on front closure, waist 24in; blue and tan jacket, size 36, soiled satin lining at neck; pink jacket, size 34, good condition; black fox trimmed and beaver lined gabardine coat - chest 48in, good condition, couple of small dust/grime spots; blouse size 36, good condition

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A Valentino red polka-dot ensemble, boutique

Lot 33: A Valentino red polka-dot ensemble, boutique

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Description: A Valentino red polka-dot ensemble, boutique labelled, comprising wrap-over bodice and pleated skirt; together with a Valentino suit, the navy jacket with elaborate gilt flower buttons, and slim ivory skirt, busts 86cm, 34in, waists 66cm, 26in (4)

Condition Report: Valentino polka-dot - size 6, good condition, waist 24in; Suit, size 4, bust 34in, skirt waist 24in, faint stain to front hem, otherwise good, buttons are glorious

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A Chanel couture cocktail suit, circa 1965,

Lot 34: A Chanel couture cocktail suit, circa 1965,

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Description: A Chanel couture cocktail suit, circa 1965, labelled and numbered 27160, of brown and ivory tweed-effect printed silk with gold lamé brocaded spots, the dress bodice and jacket lining of vibrant contrasting geometric printed silk, bust 106cm, 41in, waist 77cm, 30in; together with a beaded floral evening gown, probably Hartnell, c.1965 (3)

Condition Report: Good condition, dress has slight soiling at underarms and one underarm seam needs slightly re-stitching, jacket is good. Beaded dress good condition, lining is soiled at neck edge, bust 102cm, 40in. Both need cleaning

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A Chanel boutique sequined cocktail dress,

Lot 35: A Chanel boutique sequined cocktail dress,

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Description: A Chanel boutique sequined cocktail dress, Autumn-Winter, 1982, labelled and size 44, adorned with randomly patterned copper and gold sequins, with satin ribbon belt, bust 107cm, 42in; together with a Valentino turquoise crepe dress, bust 97cm, 38in (2)

Condition Report: Chanel is good condition, Valentino has faint perspiration stains at underarms

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A Chanel fur-trimmed green wool suit, 1990s,

Lot 36: A Chanel fur-trimmed green wool suit, 1990s,

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Description: A Chanel fur-trimmed green wool suit, 1990s, boutique labelled, the jacket with fur collar, cuffs and pom-poms, button-down skirt, chest 96cm, 38in, waist 72cm, 28in, (2)

Condition Report: good condition

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A Chanel trenchcoat, 1990s, boutique labelled and

Lot 37: A Chanel trenchcoat, 1990s, boutique labelled and

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Description: A Chanel trenchcoat, 1990s, boutique labelled and size 42, with black facings and gilt CC buttons, with belt, chest 122cm, 48in

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A group of Yves Saint Laurent eveningwear and

Lot 38: A group of Yves Saint Laurent eveningwear and

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Description: A group of Yves Saint Laurent eveningwear and suits, 1970s-80s, Rive Gauche labelled, comprising black jersey dress, edged in maribou; sequined black lace bodice; grey wool houndstooth check suit; pink tweed suit; and dark denim suit; together with a pair of unlabelled black chiffon trousers, average chest 92cm, 36in, (10)

Condition Report: all good condition, no problems, very clean appearance

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A Comme des Garcons panelled jacket, 1998,

Lot 39: A Comme des Garcons panelled jacket, 1998,

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Description: A Comme des Garcons panelled jacket, 1998, labelled, of different shades of grey wool and white cotton, chest 96cm, 38in; together with a Comme des Garcons black lycra tube dress, (2)

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A Pucci gold jersey fringed trouser suit, 1970s,

Lot 40: A Pucci gold jersey fringed trouser suit, 1970s,

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Description: A Pucci gold jersey fringed trouser suit, 1970s, labelled, comprising sleeveless bodice and trousers, both edged in deep fringing, bust 86cm, 34in, (2)

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A Vivienne Westwood double breasted black velvet

Lot 41: A Vivienne Westwood double breasted black velvet

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Description: A Vivienne Westwood double breasted black velvet bustier, 1990s, gold label and UK size 10

Condition Report: good condition

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A Worth printed crepe summer dress, late

Lot 42: A Worth printed crepe summer dress, late

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Description: A Worth printed crepe summer dress, late 1940s-early 1950s, ivory satin label, no 86935, purple floral print on blue, bust 92cm, 36in, waist 66cm, 26in

Condition Report: Perspiration stains at underarms, mainly concealed by cuff edges/returns, small rust mark to front of bodice, hem has been altered

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A Biki green satin cocktail dress, circa 1959,

Lot 43: A Biki green satin cocktail dress, circa 1959,

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Description: A Biki green satin cocktail dress, circa 1959, Boutique labelled, with weighted hem, floating scarf-like panel to the shoulders, bust 81-86cm, 32-34in

Condition Report: snags to satin at front waist, skirt side seams have slightly let out, perspiration stains at underarms

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Five gouache sporting/knitwear designs, 1930s,

Lot 44: Five gouache sporting/knitwear designs, 1930s,

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Description: Five gouache sporting/knitwear designs, 1930s, signed Pradel, 32 by 25cm (5)

Condition Report: Good condition

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Femina magazine, Modes d'Hiver 1929 and Autumn

Lot 45: Femina magazine, Modes d'Hiver 1929 and Autumn

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Description: Femina magazine, Modes d'Hiver 1929 and Autumn 1927, including adverts for Burberry ski-wear, Hermes leather goods, Drecoll ski-wear, couture by Vionnet, Patou and others; tohgether with a folder of `Croquis Parisiens' of 16 coloured fashion plates c.1924; and seven amateur fashion sketches (qty)

Condition Report: Femina - one cover is missing, the other has a cellotaped tear.

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A crewel embroidered work bag, English, dated

Lot 46: A crewel embroidered work bag, English, dated

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Description: A crewel embroidered work bag, English, dated 1710, worked with a flowering plant sprouting from a hummock with small beasts running to either side, some of the blooms with French knot centres, edged in scarlet wool braid with tassels, 58 by 45cm, 22 3/4 by 17 3/4in See KTA June 2004 lot 60 for a very similar bag dated 1704

Condition Report: Linen ground has gone brown with age, red wool blanket stitch outer edges have worn, one leaf on one side was never embroidered and shows the original pencil design, colours are good overall. On one side, the dated side, 2 leaves have frayed edges to the embroidery. On other side - one lobe of a leaf is worn. Red blanket stitch edging is very worn on one corner. Braid edging on top edge is good. Buttonhole stitch on tassels is worn revealing the wooden cores.

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A Japanese needle-painting, late 19th century,

Lot 47: A Japanese needle-painting, late 19th century,

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Description: A Japanese needle-painting, late 19th century, worked in muted shades with shinto temples in a wooded landscape, with brocaded silk outer borders, 192 by 145cm, 75 1/2 by 57in

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A Biba wool jersey coat, mid 1970s, un-labelled,

Lot 48: A Biba wool jersey coat, mid 1970s, un-labelled,

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Description: A Biba wool jersey coat, mid 1970s, un-labelled, with black faux fur collar and cuffs, chest 86cm, 34in Literature: The Biba Experience, by Alwyn W. Turner p.162 for photo of the coat in a different colourway.

Condition Report: good condition, classic Biba piece, no problems

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Two Thierry Mugler suits, 1980-90s, comprising:

Lot 49: Two Thierry Mugler suits, 1980-90s, comprising:

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Description: Two Thierry Mugler suits, 1980-90s, comprising: jade-green wool suit with jagged lapels and hem to the skirt, possibly Vampire collection, 1988-89, blue label, size 40; together with a white cotton suit with wide shoulders, green prestud fasteners, Activ label, size 42, chests approx 92-97cm, 36-38in, waist 66cm, 26in (4)

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An ivory satin bridal gown, circa 1845, with deep

Lot 50: An ivory satin bridal gown, circa 1845, with deep

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Description: An ivory satin bridal gown, circa 1845, with deep curved V waist, short sleeves edged with ruffles, with matching lace edged bertha, original bust approx 66cm, 26in, waist 46cm, 18in (2)

Condition Report: Perspiration stains at underarns. A satin panel has been added to the back of the bodice to make wider for someone to wear and the waist has been let out at the back - but this can easily be removed to put the dress back to the original shape

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