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    A Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy Group of Items, Circa 1940s-1950s. Three pieces including: 1) a royal blue terrycloth bath towel monogrammed "KHH" [Katharine Houghton Hepburn] on the lower border 2) a beige terrycloth bath towel monogrammed "SBT" [Spencer Bonaventure Tracy] on the lower border; and 3) a bathrobe, made of maroon satin with a slightly textured pattern, rounded lapels, three front pockets, turned-up cuffs, self-belt, possibly worn by Tracy as he portrayed "Pat Jamieson" in the 1945 MGM romantic comedy co-starring Hepburn and an uncredited Emily Perkins who portrayed the put-upon maid -- or possibly one of Hepburn's robes, but nonetheless saved by Perkins for some special reason.

    PROVENANCE:
    From the Estate of Emily Perkins, a movie studio seamstress and bit actress who was also Hepburn's companion for many years.


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    23rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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