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Ostrich trimmed, radial gathered ivory silk charmuse gown. Spaghetti straps, zipper entry. Excellent condition with only some dust to the underside of hem. Bust 34”, waist gathered so flexible, length 62”. Rare, Jean Harlow era style.
$3,650 / AN003-001
A film-noir worthy 1940s black silk taffeta & silk chiffon goddess gown with thick floral jet beadwork. Skirt’s chiffon shell is beautifully draped with the entire front pulling up to the bow, then dropping again to floor. Hidden side metal zip. Bust 38”, waist 27”, length 59”. Excellent condition.
$2,850 / AN003-003
1920s metallic brocade opera coat with rabbit fur collar and cuffs. Interior of the large collar is ruched, the exterior is rabbit fur; can be worn flat or pulled up to frame the face. The full sleeves are shirred along a cord. Excellent condition with only era appropriate tarnish to the impressive metallic textile. 44" bust, 45" length, and has a 58" hem circumference.
$2,950 / AN003-004
Incredible c. 1920 flapper era wedding or special occasion dress with solidly beaded tank bodice & silk chiffon trimmed silk satin skirt. Relaxed, flapper-style fit that measures bust 37", waist 35", front length 45" and rear 54". Excellent condition, I find nothing more than occasional dot of discolor and other age-appropriate wear. Rare, spectacular, and wearable!
$8,350 / AN003-005
This Elizabeth Arden labeled silk satin gown likely dates to the 1940s when Charles James designed for the Arden salon. Artfully tailored with sculptural neck & curved seams (a signature James technique) above and below waistline. Satin covered buttons, hidden metal side zip, and cinches with a satin tie. Bust 38”, waist 30”, length 58”. Condition is excellent.
$4,800 / AN003-006
Similar Charles James in print
Sally Milgrim silver daisy embroidered soft net gown. Layered flounce wraps around bodice, covering one of the petite shoulder straps. Hook & eye entry. Matching belt. Excellent condition with only an ocassional discreet break in the layered net. Bust 34", waist 25", length 56". *Milgrim was one of only a handful of American women designers to be known by name, she made the inaugural gown for Eleanor Roosevelt.
$3,700 / AN003-008
1920s cocoon style cape with a large rabbit fur collar. Gathers around shoulders and upper back. Covered button at neck. Interior pocket decorated with velvet bows. No armholes, interior straps can be worn around wrists to open cape when you want to extend your arms. Excellent condition with only age appropriate toning to the rabbit collar. Measures 53" from collar to back hem. Rare and spectacular color.
$1,550 / AN003-009