Charles A. Whitaker Spring Couture, Vintage Fashion and Hats, Textiles, Miriam Haskell Jewelry

Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:00AM - Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:00AM
New Hope Eagle Fire Co
New Hope, PA

Charles A. Whitaker
Auction Company
Spring Couture, Vintage Fashion and Hats, Textiles, and Miriam Haskell Jewelry Auction
Friday and Saturday
April 26-27, 2013 at 10AM
Previews: Thursday April 25, Noon-6PM
Friday and Saturday from 8AM - 10AM
Location: New Hope Eagle Fire Co.
New Hope, Pennsylvania 18938
This season's two-day auction will feature institutional property from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Schenectady Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, Shippensburg University, The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and a Midwestern Historical Society. Property from private collectors and estates will also be sold, including a collection of Miriam Haskell jewelry of over 1200 pieces, a large collection of Yves Saint Laurent and other designer clothing and accessories from an important Washington DC estate, and three Ohio Industrialist families.

Friday April 26: Over 100 lots of good hats from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a private collection, 225 plus lots of Miriam Haskell jewelry, Ethnographic textiles, Chinese garments and textiles, Oriental carpets, lace and lace tablecloths, large one owner collection of Paisley shawls and American quilts, Suzanis, 17th C. Aubusson tapestries from William Elkins' Elstowe Manor in Elkins Park Pa. and other Continental textiles will be sold.

Saturday Nov.3: Couture, vintage clothing and accessories with important  examples from Chanel, Dior, Worth, Cardin, Lacroix, Lanvin, Courreges, and others. Several examples from important American designers Ralph Rucci, Geoffrey Beene and others will be sold. Accessories to be sold include Hermes, Vuitton, designer handbags, shoes, group of British and American military uniforms, etc.  

Photos posted weekly and illustrated catalog available
on or about April 6
Additional information, catalogs and 100's of photos: or 215-817-4600

100 Lots of Hats from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

17th Century Aubusson Tapestries

1840's Frock Coat.jpg

Beaded and Voided Velvet 1920's

Beaded Galanos


Chanel Leather

Christian Dior Couture 1949

Collection of Mme Gres

Dior One of Six

Estate Vintage

Ethnographic Costume

Fortuny One of Three

Fortuny Stenciled Velvet


ID 7-163_2

ID 7-164_1

Jacques Fath

Kamali Metal Studded

Karl Lagerfeld

Large Collection of YSL

Large Quilt Collection

Louis Vuitton from Ohio's first Congresswoman

Whitaker\Matador Costume

Whitaker\Mme. Mogabgab

Whitaker\Mr. Blackwell

Whitaker\Over 1200 Pcs Miriam Haskell

Over 250 Lots Miriam Haskell

Robe a la Francaise

Robert Clark for Haskell

Rudy Gernreich

Sandor Witlin



Worth Dolman

YSL Printed Lurex




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