Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company

Annual Fall Auction
Friday & Saturday, October 19th & 20th at 10am
Location: New Hope Eagle Fire Co., New Hope, PA 18938
Preview: Thursday, October 18th from Noon - 6pm; Friday and Saturday, October 19-20 from 8:30am - 10am

French Chinoiserie Beaded Flapper

This season The Charles A. Whitaker Auction Co. will bring to market selected deaccessions from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a prominent Virginia museum as well as several University and private collections including the estate of Mary Doering.

Worth Evening Coat

Friday October 19th Session will include the last of the documentary textile fabric sample books from the laboratory at Fashion Institute of Technology. There are outstanding selections of printed silks and cottons from the mid 19th century through the 1940s. Most are large format books custom bound, labeled and slipcased. Following the sample books we will have our regular catalog sale of couture, textiles and accessories then conclude with the discovery sale.

Chinese Regional

Saturday October 20th Session will include couture, textiles and accessories from the same collections with important examples from major design houses including: Dior, Worth, Chanel, Balenciaga, Fortuny, Paquin, Pingat, LeLong, Gaultier, Fath, YSL, Lacroix, Adrian, McQueen, Trigere and others. Good accessories including a private collection of parasols, umbrellas and carved handles.

Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company
Additional information, catalogs and 100s of photos:
All illustrated lots sold on Saturday
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