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    Marilyn Monroe gold gown worn while she met Queen Elizabeth II at a 1956 film premier in London. (October, 29th, 1956) Vintage original floor-length spaghetti strap gold lamé pull-on gown with ruched bodice, hidden partial zipper front closure with long self sash embellishment, weighted hemline, and crème silk under layer, also includes matching cloak. Worn by Marilyn Monroe on October 29, 1956 at the premier of The Battle of the River Plate in London's Leicester Square, an event that Queen Elizabeth II attended. Marilyn had just finished filming The Prince and the Showgirl in London, and she accompanied her then husband Arthur Miller who was involved with the film at the premier. Both Monroe and Queen Elizabeth were just 30 years old at the time and it would be their only meeting. Exhibiting age and fabric deterioration/staining, the crème silk under layer has areas of extreme separation, zipper is nonfunctional. Highly recommend sensitive restoration for this exceptional piece. In vintage fair to good condition.

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    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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