BEER SILK EVENING DRESS, PARIS, c. 1890-1905

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  • Lot: 2
  • October 24, 2018 NYC
  • New York City
White moire faille w/ pale blue satin brocade, trims of blue chiffon, black velvet & ecru lace, petersham labeled "Beer, Paris", B 44", W 30", L 58"-72", (stains underarms, on sleeves, & skirt, chiffon fragile, possible alterations?) fair. PROVENANCE: dress likely belonged to EMILY JOHNSTON de FOREST, 1851-1942, or her mother, Mrs. John Taylor Johnston. Both Johnston & de Forest were prominent NYC families.

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  • Price Realized: $ 720.00
  • Category: Womens Evening
  • Era: 1890-1920

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