26th May, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Costume, Accessories & Textiles

  Lot 2029


Circa 1950-60s Ladies Costume, comprising five Hungarian cotton muslin embroidered tops with long and short sleeves,
H Price & Sons, Paris, London, Milan red and black brocade pleated skirt,
1950s red and black paisley printed reversible circle skirt with sequin appliqués,
similar black skirt with embroidered detail to the hem with sequin appliqués,
black textured circle skirt and a grey skirt woven with red checks,
Hart Production Designed by Edith Hart pink silk long sleeved top with buttons to the reverse and pleated front,
Fashion Sport red and white checked short sleeve shirt with neck tie,
Blanes self striped sleeveless cocktail dress with v-neckline, velvet belt and rose corsage (size 14),
Chanelle Ayr red and black textured rose print cocktail dress with black velvet straps and details to the front, bow corsages,
Hockley Model black wool three quarter length coat, with long full sleeves appliquéd with black circular bead decoration, side pockets,
similar style black grosgrain coat with shaped front pockets,
black long sleeve tailored jacket with stylish overlapping button placket,

Sold for £400
Estimated at £150 - £250


5 Hungarian tops - bust sizes 30"-38", slight wear and discolouration to all. One has stitched repairs under both arms and open sleeve seam.
H Price red skirt - 28" waist - slight wear
50s red and black paisley circle skirt - 24" waist and slight wear, sequin loss
Black embroidered skirt - 27" waist, slight wear, couple tiny holes near hem, some sequin loss
Black textured skirt - 27" waist - slight wear.
Grey skirt - 24" waist - slight wear
Edith Hart pink shirt - 44" bust, slight wear.
Red and white checked shirt - 34" bust, slight wear.
Blanes dress - slight rubbing and wear, belt loop snapped, 34" bust and 28" waist, slight fading to the shoulders.
Chanelle dress - straps repaired and slight wear, 36" bust and 30" waist, slight rubbing under the arms.Hockley black coat - 44" chest, couple of bead losses and slight wear.
Black grosgrain coat - 42" chest, fading to the shoulders and slight wear.
Black jacket - 38" bust, smaller button to the top, end of sleeve seam loose, slight wear.


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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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