26th May, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Costume, Accessories & Textiles

  Lot 2037


Circa 1950-60s Ladies Day and Evening Wear comprising a Jens black boucle short sleeve dress with bow details,
green and silver woven short sleeve dress with v-neckline, khaki dress with notch neck,
blue sleeveless dress with flocked decoration,
blue foral printed sleeveless silk dress with tie detail to the neck,
caramel coloured lace mounted dress suit,
Aquascutum grey and white skirt suit, blue self striped skirt suit with button fastening,
black taffeta evening dress with white grosgrain beaded mount to the bodice,
black silk taffeta type strapless full length evening dress,
Elegant Berlin burgundy shot silk sleeveless evening dress,
black long sleeved jacket with painted floral sprigs overall, black ribbed long sleeve jacket with a cropped hem,
later grey cotton day dress with notch neck,

Sold for £100
Estimated at £100 - £200


Jens black dress - 38" bust, 33" waist.
Green and silver dress - belt missing 38" bust, 32" waist.
Khaki dress - 48" bust, 28" waist.
Blue flocked dress - 35" bust and 27" waist.
Blue floral dress - 40" bust, 36" waist.
Lace suit - 38" bust, 32" waist.
Aquascutum suit - 34" bust, 28" waist.
Blue suit - 36" bust, 34" waist.
Black taffeta dress - 34" bust, 28" waist
Elegant dress - 36" bust, 32" waist
Black strapless evening dress - 32" bust and 28" waist
Black evening jacket - 42" bust.
Black cropped jacket -
Grey dress - 40" bust and 36" waist


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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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