26th May, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Costume, Accessories & Textiles

  Lot 2048


Assorted Ladies Modern 20/21st Century Costume comprising Hardy Amies clothing including red wool crepe self striped sleeveless shift dress and matching long jacket with single button fastening; a plum coloured skirt suit with embroidery to the lower sleeves, velvet mounted buttons, and grey cream silk long sleeve top with neck tie (all size 10); a black wool crepe skirt suit with long line jacket, four pockets to the front and decorative black buttons, straight skirt (size 10),
similar style suit in plum by Andre Peters Originale London, comprising a sleeveless shift dress with panelled detail and tailored jacket with looped button holes and nehru collar,
Stewart Parvin London red and silvered two piece skirt suit, woven with flower heads, fitted jacket with nehru collar, diamante buttons, front pockets; purple silk patterned dress with round neck, three quarter length sleeves and matching wide belt,
Caroline Charles cream and black pin striped blazer (size 10); a green wool jacket printed with flower heads, black trim to the collar and edges, large decorative buttons, (size 10); brown and black leopard print silk long pleated skirt, tunic style top and scarf (size 8); dark blue and black damask style cotton printed two piece skirt suit with double breasted jacket (size 10); a black and gold spotted evening skirt with pleated hem, tunic style top with pleated neckline and shawl (size 10),

Not Sold


Hardy Amies red striped suit - 34" bust, slight wear, small black mark near the button. Black skirt suit - slight wear. Plum suit - some marks to the jacket see pics, slight wear, silk top some staiing around the collar and under the arms.
Andre Peters suit - 34" bust, small hole to the skirt, buttons re-stitched, slight wear and rubbing to the wool.
Stewart Parvin suit - 34" bust, slight wear. Silk dress - 34" bust, slight wear.
Caroline Charles striped jacket - slight wear. Green wool jacket - slight rubbing and wear. Leopard print two piece - slight wear. Black and gold spot - 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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