A wide selection of vintage fashion and historic textiles gathered from more than a dozen US museums, private collections and estates will go up for auction at Augusta Auction’s Couture & Historic Fashion auction in New York City, November 16.
Other items at the sale include 19th C. corsets and bonnets, a Jumlo button tunic from Pakistan, Turkish caftans, Cheongsams, Chinese robes, & other ethnic clothing, many lots of 18th C. handmade laces, paisleys, silk lingerie, hats, shawls,19th C. printed cotton & wool day dresses, beaded 1920’s flapper dresses and wraps, great accessories from all eras and more.
Highlighting the sale is a collection of eighteen Chinese medals awarded to Kuomintang General Jiang Dingwen. Also to be sold are Chinese garments from General Jiang’s daughter.
Augusta Auction’s Couture & Historic Fashion auction begins at noon on November 16, and will be held at 160 Central Park West on the corner of 76th Street. All lots can be previewed on Tuesday November 15th from 1pm – 7pm & again on Wednesday November 16th from 9am until noon. For more information go to augusta-auction.com.