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    Group of (9) Women's beaded dresses from unidentified productions dating from the 1930s to the 1950s. (ca. 1940) Group consists of: 1. Black wool gabardine sleeveless square neckline dress decorated with flower and swirl pattern black jet beads of varying shapes and sizes. Hook & eye with zip back closure. Self-material cord belt. No label. Some bead loss. 2. Black chiffon tiny pleated long sleeve scoop neck dress with self-material belt and decorated with multi-colored bugle beads, underskirt of aubergine satin and beige in bodice. Hook & eye with zip back closure. Studio cleaning tag. Quite a bit of bead loss with fraying and pulls. 3. Black large disc strapless dress with hook & eye back closure. Handwritten, "KAY". Exhibits disc loss and wear. 4. Black sleeveless 1920s-style sequined dress with black chiffon accent along neckline and draped down front. No label. Exhibits some sequin loss, tears and discoloration around arms. 5. Black chiffon dress heavily decorated with black round and bugles beads, dotted sheer three-quarter length sleeves and soft square neckline. No label. One sleeve has large tear. Some bead loss with light green discoloration overall. 6. Black beaded gown with short capped sleeves, V-neck and scooped back with two shoulder straps, decorated with black small and large bugle beads and sequins. No label. Small section of bead loss overall, with a 2 in. tear along seam in middle front. Obtained from a Los Angeles dry cleaner stating Bette Davis never picked it up. 7. Mocha brown knit flapper dress covered with iridescent sequins and four rows small copper beads, back zip. Bill Shelly's Chez Royale label Size 10. Lot comes with a pair of gold high-heeled boots and a brown-feathered boa. 8. Short sleeve dress of mint green bodice and pale pink skirt covered with tiny grey bugle beads and trimmed in silver bugle beads. Side zip with hook & eye front closure. No label. Exhibits very minimal bead loss and a small pull at waist. 9. Ivory iridescent sequined long skirt lined with nude jersey, two slant pockets and front hook & eye zip closure. No label. Exhibits a few very small brown stains, zipper is torn at end with little sequin loss. Used in unidentified productions.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    17th Saturday
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