26th May, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Costume, Accessories & Textiles

  Lot 2017


Circa 1920s and Later Shirts and Tops, comprising a green satin type long sleeve top with v-neckline and elasticated waist,
a green, yellow and black chevron stripe sleeveless top with green silk trim and elasticated waist,
gold lame long sleeve wrap top,
silk chiffon black printed tabard style sleeveless top with waist ties,
black satin long sleeve top with panelled front embroidered with flowers, scoop neck and scalloped hem,
brown long sleeve tunic top with orange flower print, high collar and button detail,
metallic floral sleeveless top with bow ties to the straps,
black crepe short sleeve top with floral silk collar and matching covered buttons,
striped metallic short sleeve top with v-neckline, press stud fastenings to the side seam,
cream silk tailored jacket printed with flowers in bright colours, long sleeves, collar and single button fastening,

Sold for £280
Estimated at £150 - £250


Green top - 38" bust, slight wear, hole to the back of the neck and another tiny hole to the back.
Green striped top - 36" bust - slight wear to the green trim and shoulder seams.
gold lame top - 34" bust - slight wear.
tabard style top - slight wear.
Black long sleeved top - some loose threads, 38" bust, hole to the neck, slight wear.
Brown floral tunic top - 34" bust, slight wear to the neck.
metallic floral top - 36" bust, slight wear.
Black chiffon shirt - 40" bust, small hole to the shoulder and slight wear.
Striped metallic top - 40" bust, belt missing slight wear.
Cream silk jacket - 36" bust, some staining to the lining and restitching to armholes, slight wear to the outer silk.


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Auction: Costume, Accessories & Textiles, 26th May, 2023

Highlights include quilts from Cumbria, a private collection of late 19th and early 20th century quilts from Great Britain, the United States and Canada, and a good selection of dolls. Amongst the luxury designer goods is a selection of Louis Vuitton luggage, a collection of 1990s designer outfits, a variety of 20th century costume, and modern perfumes.


Tuesday 23 May - Wednesday 24 May 10am-4pm, Thursday 25 May 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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