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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

238 :: Two Large Lace & Linen Table Cloths. To include a large white linen with panels of fine cotton spider lace, in need of work. measuring 108'' x 96''. A further Cream linen table cloth with intricate crocheting and cutwork throughout. measuring 100'' 94''....
Price Achieved: £20.00.

239 :: Two Antique Tambour Lace & Needle lace Bed Spreads. To include a White Double bedspread with a beautiful and intricate floral centre piece with foliate stems and ribbon borders. Measures 196'' x 114'' (in need of work)The second Cream lace bedspread has also been intricately embroidered w...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

240 :: Three Austrian Vintage Dirndl Dresses. A blue brocade silk dress with metal buttons and lace edging, labeled 'St.Wolfgang'. A green linen with plaid lining labelled 'St. Wolfgang' and a blue cotton dress labelled 'Tostmann'. A further 4 pretty aprons. (7)...
Price Achieved: £110.00.