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Elaborate Evening Dress for a Fashionable French Lady Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
184
Sold for:
$382$325

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Elaborate Evening Dress for a Fashionable French Lady Doll, c. 1875, of salmon taffeta trimmed with Valenciennes lace, bodice with scoop neck, bertha frill, elbow-length sleeves with lace flounce and point at center waist front and back, skirt with draped polonaise front terminating in draped and bowed tab in back, edges self-finished with self material pulled fringe and novelty pinked edges, lace-edged organdy flounces under taffeta flounces, for 17 to 19-inch doll (minor wear to hemline).
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Fashion, Skirt