Sloans and Kenyon's February Auction of Couture and other Designer Fashion and Jewelry. : News Photo

Sloans and Kenyon's February Auction of Couture and other Designer Fashion and Jewelry.

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CHEVY CHASE MD: FEBRUARY 23 Christine Whitney of Boston, Massachusetts, tries on her prize, a Nina Ricci Fourrures sheared mink-lined impermeable purchased at the Sloans and Kenyon's February Auction of Couture and other Designer Fashion and Jewelry in Chevy Chase, Maryland on February 23, 2013. About 20 percent of the clothing from Sloans & Kenyon auction this Saturday is from the estate of Annelise Fitzgerald, whose husband was ambassador to Ireland from 1992-1993. The couple lived in Georgetown beginning in 1949. Mrs. Fitzgerald's collection includes couture dresses and coats from Christian Dior as well as other custom-made gowns. Two dresses and a set of black silk sheets came from Cissy Patterson one of the first women to run a major daily newspaper, The Washington Times-Herald. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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CHEVY CHASE MD: FEBRUARY 23 Christine Whitney of Boston, Massachusetts, tries on her prize, a Nina Ricci Fourrures sheared mink-lined impermeable purchased at the Sloans and Kenyon's February Auction of Couture and other Designer Fashion and Jewelry in Chevy Chase, Maryland on February 23, 2013. About 20 percent of the clothing from Sloans & Kenyon auction this Saturday is from the estate of Annelise Fitzgerald, whose husband was ambassador to Ireland from 1992-1993. The couple lived in Georgetown beginning in 1949. Mrs. Fitzgerald's collection includes couture dresses and coats from Christian Dior as well as other custom-made gowns. Two dresses and a set of black silk sheets came from Cissy Patterson one of the first women to run a major daily newspaper, The Washington Times-Herald. (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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