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19th Feb 2015 Couture Vintage Fashion

Couture Vintage Fashion - For further images of all lots please follow the link to the-saleroom.com where you can also bid online.

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Saturday 14th February  - 10am to 12 noon

Tuesday 17th February - 10am to 5pm

Wednesday 18th February - 10am to 7pm

Morning of the sale

Sale time: 2pm

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

172 :: A 2009 'Alexander McQueen' Velvet Ballgown. This truly sumptuous deep red velvet gown has been made to follow and enhance the female figure, seductive, curvaceous, melting around the feet. The dress has a long velvet scarf that flows from the dress in one sweeping throw to be wrapped graceful...
Price Achieved:
£950.00.

231 :: A 1960's Boutique 'Christian Dior' 51330 Cocktail Dress. A classic 1960's shift dress, with pretty scalloped neckline and sleeves beaded with pearls and diamante. A funky silver dress, looks like lots of silver bottle tops, made from a silk fabric. The dress feels as though it is quilted, with the...
Price Achieved:
£750.00.

161 :: A Rare 'Alexander McQueen' Cable knitted dress. A truly stunning and rare red cable knit dress made in Italy. Ornamented with flowers and fruits. Size 8....
Price Achieved:
£680.00.

286 :: A 1930's Charles Frederick Worth Satin Ballgown with Jacket. A debutantes Coming Out Dress belonging to The Honourable Catherine Sinclair, daughter of Viscount Thurso, worn at 'The Queen Charlotte's Ball' in 1937. Made from a shimmering soft satin bias cut with a small train at the back. The dr...
Price Achieved:
£650.00.

282 :: A 1930's Black Crepe 'Schiaparelli' Dress. No label - This stunning dress belonged to Lady Sinclair wife of the 1st Viscount Thurso. The arms have been embellished with silver sequins and studs, The dress hangs beautifully, with an opening at the front hem up to the knee. There are two plas...
Price Achieved:
£550.00.

228 :: A 1920's Velvet Devore with Artic Fox Fur Coat. This deliciously opulent red velvet devore evening coat, feels so soft to touch and has an inner padding between the devore and silk red lining. The Collar and cuffs are white artic fox fur. The sleeves have a beautiful rouched yoke down ...
Price Achieved:
£460.00.

232 :: A 1950's Christian Dior Evening Ensemble. This beautiful Chic evening skirt and top made from tulle, appliqued with lace and a silver metallic thread, lined with eau de nil rayon. The top has a shaped hemline with elegant unlined sleeves. The skirt is pencil line with a small opening at the hem. ...
Price Achieved:
£460.00.

188 :: A 'Gianni Versace Couture' Dress. Black cocktail dress with the4 Versace Safety Pin. Inner structured under garment. Elastic shoulder straps. Scooped back and opening at the hem. Size 42. (1)...
Price Achieved:
£380.00.

17 :: A 1980's Issey Miyake Wool coat. Made from 55% linen and 45% wool black and yellow weave. Classical loose fitting draped coat, with no fastenings at the front, broad sleeves draped from below the shoulder. Two deep lined pockets. Size M. ...
Price Achieved:
£370.00.

246 :: A Victorian Couched Gold Thread And Beetle Wing Tunic. An elaborate tunic made from fine tulle, couched gold thread embroidered with hundreds of iridescent beetle wings. Probably made in India where Calcutta and Madras were centres for beetle wing embroidery.There is an extra 5'' fabric turne...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

 

Full Catalogue

238 :: An Early 20th Century Paisley wool throw. Beautiful heavy wool probably handmade in deep reds and blues. Measures 63'' x 140'' long.....
Price Achieved: £170.00.

239 :: A 1940's Kashmiri Scarf with blue and green hand embroidery on a cream wool ground. A long Organza silk shawl with fine gold and silk threads woven in an abstract pattern. A cream silk embroidered shawl and a further white silk shawl. (3)...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

240 :: A 1970's Jean Varon Maxi Tent dress. The dress is made from volumes of black sateen pleated at the front and back with a bold white flower print and gold geometric pattern. Long puffed sleeves pulled in at the cuffs with two buttons. Pockets on both sides. A large 70's collar, butto...
Price Achieved: £85.00.

241 :: Two 1950's Ball Gowns. To include a White silk dress, Strapless, with a boned and shaped bodice embellished with an applique of turquoise velvet and sequins. Size 8. A further gold satin ball gown with gold sequins and jewels adorn the front of the bodice and down the front of the dre...
Price Achieved: £60.00.

242 :: Two 1930's Chiffon Floral Tea Dresses. To include a beautiful silk chiffon dress with a red rose print on a black background. The dress has layers of fine tulle with applique work around the base of the dress. the sleeves are petal shaped hanging softly over the upper arm. The front has c...
Price Achieved: £180.00.

243 :: Adorable 1940's Organdy floral child's dress. ...
Price Achieved: £20.00.

244 :: A 1930's Wool Lacework Shawl. A pretty and unusual lacework on tulle shawl, with a wool fringe. Labelled 'Meg- Paris'. (1) ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

245 :: A Vintage Blue Linen Smock Dress. The smock has been shirred both on the front, back and cuffs using a thick cotton yarn. The same yarn has been used to embroider the dress. The beautiful heavy linen could have been dyed with indigo. 22'' across back 20'' sleeve. (1)...
Price Achieved: £170.00.

246 :: A Victorian Couched Gold Thread And Beetle Wing Tunic. An elaborate tunic made from fine tulle, couched gold thread embroidered with hundreds of iridescent beetle wings. Probably made in India where Calcutta and Madras were centres for beetle wing embroidery.There is an extra 5'' fabric turne...
Price Achieved: £320.00.

247 :: A 1950's Nina Ricci Paris Cocktail Dress. This simple flighty dress has been made beautifully from a soft khaki coloured silk crepe de chine. The dress hangs gently from the shoulders, held by straps created from the rolled silk, which then falls over the arms. High waisted, with a pretty ...
Price Achieved: £150.00.

248 :: A quantity of vintage camisoles and petticoats. To include a pretty cropped camisole top with lace petticoat. And a further cropped camisole top with petticoat. (4)...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

249 :: A Quantity of Vintage Lingerie To include two satin, lace and embroidered camisoles. Two 1930's slips one a pink moss silk and a further white slip with embroidery detail. Two cropped camisoles with lace detail. Two pretty night dresses and an antique satin night dress bag. Two cotton lace p...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

250 :: A 1930's Satin damask Blouse. This beautiful blouse has a fabulous vintage weight to the fabric. The long sleeves fall gracefully to a cuff with original buttons covered in satin, fastened with fabric loops, repeated down the front of the blouse. The hemline is scalloped as is the col...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

251 :: A 1970's Flamenco Dance Dress. Petals of colourful chiffon falling from a fabulously sexy bodice. 26'' waist. A further cotton lime green 1970's mini dress labelled 'Neimen Marcus' . 32'' bust. (2)...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

252 :: A 1970's Crocheted Knit Ensemble. The dress and top have been hand-crocheted from a bronze satin yarn, with a lovely sheen. A strapless dress with drawstring to tighten above the bust. The jacket has wonderful long slightly puffed sleeves pulling in from the elbow to the cuff. V-neck front and...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

253 :: An Edwardian Combination Undergarment. A pair of white cotton bloomers with the chemise top and split crotch. Trimmed with broderie anglais and original buttons at the front. A further cutwork lace blouse. (damaged) (2)...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

254 :: A 1930's Tea Dress. Three Vintage Dresses. To include a 30's dress made from cream silk, printed with pretty soft coloured geometric shapes. Pleated drop waist skirt with embroidered corresponding shapes on the collar and front. 34'' waist 34'' bust. A 1920's ''Bourne & hollingsworth'' Lond...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

255 :: A 1910 Tea Dress. A beautiful white linen tea dress with cutwork and lacework throughout. Long sleeves, fastened down the back with hook and eyes. The dress falls longer at the back and to the ankle at the front. The hem is damaged. (1) ...
Price Achieved: £80.00.

256 :: A 1930's Lilac cut work lace Dress/Coat. This elegant Bias cut housecoat is made from a lilac coloured soft cotton, beautifully cut-worked into flowers throughout with a ribbon trim down the front, on the sleeves and the cuffs. The sleeves are puffed and there is a belt. No fastenings at t...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

257 :: A 1930/40's Tulle Evening Dress. The tulle is decorated with embossed flowers, falling over a shell pink under slip. The back is low, the sleeves are tiered and cupped, the belt is diamante. 28'' waist 33'' Bust. (1)...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

258 :: Three 1930/40's Floral Summer Frocks. To include an adorable flower print dress, handmade from a soft fine cotton, with a tiered hem and sleeves, fastening at the side with poppers. Size 8/10. A pretty blue and pink floral printed drop waist dress with cream yoke and turquoise beads, attach...
Price Achieved: £100.00.

259 :: Two Late 19th Century Bodices. To include a black silk blouse with white lace around the high neck and breast. The inside is boned all round with a belt to pull in at the waist. The sleeves are leg 'o' mutton with lace detail at the cuffs. The front is fastened with an array of hooks and e...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

260 :: A 1950's Black Lace Cocktail Dress. A strapless boned bodice, nipped waist with Chantilly lace over a stiffened cotton petticoat. The bust has a pleated gold satin detail. Metal zip down the back. 26'' waist 34'' Bust. (1) ...
Price Achieved: £30.00.

261 :: Two 1970's Kaftan Dresses. To include a green velvet kaftan with a Diamante clasp at the front, 50'' Across shoulders. A further hand painted silk kaftan with dragon fly and reeds. Long sleeves, hook and eye at neck. design labeled 'Sulimam' hand painted in Cornwall. 32'' waist, 14'' ac...
Price Achieved: £70.00.

262 :: A 1970's 'Yuki' Designed for Rembrandt Dress. The maxi dress is made from a pale green polyester with a dark green trim around the neck and cuffs. Draping classically from the shoulders, Fastening at the back with hook and eyes. (one missing). (1)...
Price Achieved: £50.00.