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GEORGIA O'KEEFFE | GRAY TWO-PIECE SKIRT SUIT BY K. C. CHANG, MADE IN HONG KONG, WITH HAND-SEWN BLACK VELVET VEST

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 USD

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE | GRAY TWO-PIECE SKIRT SUIT BY K. C. CHANG, MADE IN HONG KONG, WITH HAND-SEWN BLACK VELVET VEST

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE | GRAY TWO-PIECE SKIRT SUIT BY K. C. CHANG, MADE IN HONG KONG, WITH HAND-SEWN BLACK VELVET VEST

Estimate:

7,000

to
- 10,000 USD

Lot sold:

6,875

USD

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE


GRAY TWO-PIECE SKIRT SUIT BY K. C. CHANG, MADE IN HONG KONG, WITH HAND-SEWN BLACK VELVET VEST


Outfit comprises: Raw gray silk jacket with white silk lining, with short mandarin collar, two small applied pockets, four Chinese knot-style buttons, and line of top stitching along the front, hem, and cuffs, with K. C. Chang label to interior right lining — matching raw gray silk skirt with hook and eye closures — black velvet vest with black silk lining, two small applied pockets, and six velvet buttons (possibly hand-sewn by Georgia O'Keeffe).


PROVENANCE:

Georgia O’Keeffe, Abiquiu, New Mexico

By descent to the present owner


LITERATURE:

Similar to the suit illustrated in Wanda M. Corn, Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern, New York, 2017, p. 213

Scattered minor stains to jacket and skirt, consistent with general vintage wear. Small separation between velvet vest and interior right lining, but surrounding silk is sound; small abrasion to lower left exterior of vest, a few seams just starting.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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