February 10th, 2021- Vintage for Valentines

  • February 10, 2021 at 11AM EST
  • Preview: February until sale (by appointment)
  • Augusta Auction Studio, Bellows Falls, VT
  • Bellows Falls, Vermont 05101

Our February Historical Fashion, Vintage Couture and Rare Textile auction is sure to brighten up the winter months with a fast-paced vintage fest. Our online sale of new-to-market vintage pieces come from numerous museums and historical societies with a few select private collections added. With so many never-before-seen finds, this promises to be one of our best auctions yet - full of surprises. 

It is a an absolute delight to announce we will be offering an exceptional Gabrielle Chanel Couture Evening Cape, c. 1923. This piece is a rare example of Chanel's collaboration with the Russian Kitmir embroidery shop, which pervaded her work during her liaison with The Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich. The cape, which has remained in a private collection since it's original purchase in 1923 has never before been offered for public sale.

Additionally, we are pleased to offer two couture gowns by Italian couturier Emilio Schuberth, work by Maria Monaci Gallenga, a collection of exquisite 1840-1870s silk gowns from the Museum of the City of New York, as well as works by Irene, Bonnie Cashin, Lea Stein, Shultz & Pavone.

Also included in this sale are  Victorian & Edwardian gowns, corsets, lingerie & foundations, Chinese robes, traditional clothing & textiles from around the globe, fabulous vintage evening & day wear, hats, gloves & handbags and an extensive variety of 20th C galalith & bakelite jewelry. 

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