November 14, 2012 NEW YORK CITY

  • Wednesday, November 14th @ NOON
  • Preview: 1 PM to 7 PM on Tuesday November 13 & 9AM to NOON on sale Day
  • 59th St & Columbus Ave, St. Pauls' Auditorium
  • New York City

Our November 2012 Historic Fashion & Textile Sale was a great one with fashion from the legendary Brooklyn Museum Historic Costume Collection, Georgian & Victorian jewelry sold for the benefit of the Costume Collection of the Museum of the City of New York, a large costume collection from the Strong Museum, treasures from the Smith College collection, quilts from a major institutional collection, beaded and sequined evening gowns worn by RKO starlet Bonnie Blair along with additions from many other institutions, estates and private collections.

Featured selections –   Chinese Robes, Textiles & accessories, Clothing by 20th C. designers including Rabanne, Poiret, Lanvin, Norell, Gernreich, Mary Quant, Courreges,  Chanel, Cardin  COUTURE from Dior, Worth, Callot Soeurs, Doucet; Paquin.  Many 1920’s- 1970's beaded dresses, lamé shawls, coats & capes; 18th C. shoes & brocade dress, Balenciaga couture hats, Bes Ben hats, Hermes handbag, Miriam Haskell costume jewelry, Mexican silver jewelry, Fortuny panels, large Arts & Crafts panel by Voisey or Morton, lace garments, rare 18th & 19th C lace, a large Paisley collection, 19th/early 20th C. Quilts, and much more

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