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    Bill Travilla's personal touring creation of Marilyn Monroe's iconic "Subway" dress from The Seven Year Itch. (TCF, 1955/created later) This incredible dress was created by Travilla in the early 1970s for use on tour and for loan to museum exhibitions and is made to the exact specifications of his original 1955 design for the film. The bias-cut dress features a halter top and a sunburst pleated skirt and has a Travilla, Inc. interior label. Debbie Reynolds, who famously owned the original screen-worn "Subway" dress, kindly offered her dress to Travilla in the 1970s so that he could meticulously recreate this dress to the highest detail. On June 18, 2011, Profiles in History set a world record for selling Debbie's screen-worn "Subway" dress for 5.52 million dollars, which remains as the most expensive piece of Hollywood memorabilia ever sold. A historic piece in its own right, made by Travilla, himself. In very fine condition. Provenance: From the personal collection of Bill Travilla. Profiles in History Auction 20, December 10, 2004, Lot 114.

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    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
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