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16th Oct 2014 Couture and Vintage Clothing

Couture and Vintage Clothing

Saturday 11th October - 10am to 12 noon

Tuesday 14th October - 9am to 5pm

Wednesday 15th October - 9am to 7pm

Morning of the sale

Sale time: 11am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

83 :: Early 1900's Charles Frederick Worth Gown. Label No. 72.32.5. This sumptuous historical gown made by the Father of Haute-Couture. Was probably made in Paris in the latter part of his hugely successful world of fashion. This dress reflects his passion for meticulous detail and lavish fabric...
Price Achieved:
£1000.00.

219A :: 1930's Exquisite Kashmir embroidered formal evening coat. 1930's Exquisite Kashmir embroidered formal evening coat.  This very elegant, regal evening coat was made especially for a member British Raj's wife in Kashmir at the end of the 1930's.  Classic kashida hand embroidery depict...
Price Achieved:
£850.00.

68 :: A 1950's 'Jean Patou' Haute Couture Lace Dress numbered 28005. Hand made from a linen silk mix fabric. The panels have been cut to follow the line of the body with fine black silk Chantilly lace tiered horizontally around the dress. The neckline is trimmed with soft silk velvet which fol...
Price Achieved:
£700.00.

81A :: Late 1940's Chiffon Hobble Dress. This dress is both hobble underneath and puffball around. Labelled 'Tirwhoni' Milan. Beautifully structured with inner boned and corsetted bodice with lots of hooks and eyes pulling you in at the back, also a metal inner zip. An outer zip holds...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

82 :: Two Flapper Dresses. A 1920's Silver Assuit Dress with green silk lining. This adorable dress has been handmade with inner bras structuring. The front is gathered to create folds around the bosom and hangs straight to the knee. There is a small opening at the back with one hook and eye fast...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

99 :: 'Vogue Paris Original' Linen dress Suit. Handmade from a Vogue pattern from the 1960's. A cream/beige linen dress with zip at the back, jacket beautifully sewn with original buttons. Size 14/16. (2)...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

45 :: 1960's 'Yves Saint Laurent' Gypsy Collection Skirt and Blouse. A soft black silk velvet blouse/jacket with low cut front and lacing. Slightly puffed sleeves. Beautiful nipped waist. Size 40. A burgundy and black shot silk watermarked full skirt falling in folds to the ankle. A long sash belt wraps...
Price Achieved:
£310.00.

23 :: Two Iconic 1970's Day Dresses. To include an Ossie Clarke with Celia Birtwell style brown crepe day Dry Stylish printed silk cuffs, with repeated print on collar and waistband. Side Metal zip, front fastenings, size 10. No label. A Lee Bender at 'Bus Stop' Satin silk dress with ro...
Price Achieved:
£300.00.

61 :: Two Iconic 1970's Designer Dresses. To include a '1970's Ossie Clark' Evening Dress. This black evening dress is made from a heavy rayon crepe, with vertical pleats at the front with open plunge neck to the waistline. Wrapping around the waist with an open back and voluminous sleev...
Price Achieved:
£280.00.

198 :: A 1970's woollen dress, colourful symmetric design hand knit maxi dress. No label. Size 10. An 'Alice Pollock' knitwear woollen cardigan/coat with a tie belt fastening....
Price Achieved:
£260.00.

 

Full Catalogue

220A :: A 1930's Chinese richly embroidered silk coat A 1930's Chinese richly embroidered silk coat.  This stunning coat has been hand embroidered with vibrant coloured silk yarn onto a black satin ground.  The embroidery depicts flowers and birds and includes the very fine 'Peking ...
Price Achieved: £260.00.

221 :: A Beautiful Floral Hand Embroidered Formal Evening Coat. Embroidered onto heavy black crepe silk ground. An embroidered collar, single button fastening and silk lining. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

221A :: Early C19th fine silk cape. Early C19th fine silk cape.  Layers of very fine silk and tulle with black sequins, silver beads and gold thread plaited in with the magnificent embroidery.   Gathered, ruffled and pleated silk to create an extraordinary piece of history...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

222 :: An Antique Chinese Red Noble Wedding Skirt. The skirt is made from fine soft red satin silk. The gold crewel work depicts a dragon with four claws above a bird of paradise. The hem of the skirt has gold tassles. The pleats have been sewn together by hand-stitch. The waist opens with two pop...
Price Achieved: £.

222 :: A 1920/30's Velvet and Lame Harlequin Fancy Dress Outfit. This Fabulous fancy dress outfit was probably made for a high society party Ball. The outfit is all in one, the bodice is made from silk velvet lined tailored and fastened with hook and eyes, attached to heavy black silk and lame wit...
Price Achieved: £.

222A :: A 1920/30's Velvet and Lame Harlequin Fancy Dress Outfit. A 1920/30's Velvet and Lame Harlequin Fancy Dress Outfit. This Fabulous fancy dress outfit was probably made for a high society party Ball.  The outfit is all in one, the bodice is made from silk velvet lined tailored and fastened with ho...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

223 :: A 1940-41 Carmen Costume from Theatre Royale De La Monnai. This satin costume was from a performance of Carmen in the royal theatre of Brussels....
Price Achieved: £.

224 :: A 1997 Vivienne Westwood Wedding Dress. ...
Price Achieved: £.

225 :: A 1930's Cream Satin Wedding Dress with Veil. Beautiful bias cut dress, with lace cutwork and empire lined waist. 3/4 length fitted sleeves. A fine tulle veil with embroidery work. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

226 :: A 1930's Cream Satin Wedding Dress. A bias cut satin dress, cut to figure hug, beautifully feminine and embellished with beads and gold thread. Size 8/10...
Price Achieved: £90.00.

227 :: A 1930's Oyster Silk Satin Wedding Dress. Beautifully tailored with a fitted bodice with beading on shoulders and full skirt with train. (1)...
Price Achieved: £.

228 :: Two Vintage Wedding Dresses. To include a 1950's Beaded Silk Wedding Dress. A 1960's ivory damask wedding dress with back zip. (2)...
Price Achieved: £.

228A :: A 1940's Early 1950's Reach Ottoman Irish Wedding Dress. A 1940's Early 1950's Reach Ottoman Irish Wedding Dress.  This classic style dress, with full skirt, sweetheart neckline and detailed sleeves, is made from a light pink grosgrain silk.  The side metal zip has broken and the belt ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

229 :: A 1950's Belinda Bellville Et Cie Taffetta Wedding Dress. Beautiful empire line waist with off the shoulder boat neck. Fabulously full skirt with acres of silk and petticoats and a small train. Size 8....
Price Achieved: £.

230 :: A 1960's Embroidered Formal Evening Coat. This Jimi Hendrix paisley colourful Evening coat has been hand-made, with long sleeves tapering to the wrist, with wide collar, buttons at the front, not all the same. The coat is lined throughout. A further 1940's purple print silk robe, with...
Price Achieved: £.

231 :: An Antique Red Wool Hood Cape. This rather elaborate headgear could be Moroccan, the edging has been hand embroidered with gold thread, with a heavy gold tassle at the peak. The hood is lined throughout with silk. (There are two tiny moth holes). A further pair of black damask ...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

231A :: A 1950's Chinese Robe A 1950's Chinese Robe.  This brightly coloured silk robe has been machine embroidered with flowers and country scenes. Wonderful soft satin royal blue ground, lined throughout.  Yellow silk toggles, side openings,  Labelled '...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

232 :: A Chinese Robe ...
Price Achieved: £.

232A :: Three Edwardian Chinese Embroidered Piano Shawls. Three Edwardian Chinese Embroidered Piano Shawls.  To include an extensively embroidered large silk shawl with black flowers and leaves in silk yarn onto a yellow silk ground with yellow fringing. (stain). A second large silk hand embroidered...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

233 :: A Large suitcase of Embroidered tablecloths & Linen. To include 29 tablecloths and 47 napkins. (qty)...
Price Achieved: £120.00.

233A :: An antique persian carpet bag. Shoulder bag with colourful tassels. (1)  An antique persian carpet bag. Shoulder bag with colourful  tassels.  (1)...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

234 :: A Large Suitcase of Embroidered and Damask table cloths. To include 8 large embroidered table cloths.. 5 large white damask table cloths and 1 large white linen table cloth. (14)...
Price Achieved: £.

235 :: Pieces of Antique Brocade and Embroidered Fabrics.(5) ...
Price Achieved: £170.00.

236 :: Antique embroidered curtains. A pair of raw silk curtains embroidered in silver and colourful threads. A second pair of heavy muslin embroidered curtains. ((4) ...
Price Achieved: £.

237 :: A large Trunk of Linen. A trunk filled with ll linen sheets, 47 hand towels and napkins, some with initials. A further 22 pieces of linen mixed tablecloths and small pillow cases and other items. (qnty)...
Price Achieved: £.