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    Billie Burke "Mrs. Cordelia Fosgate" floral dress designed by Marjorie Best from Sergeant Rutledge. (Warner Bros., 1960) Tan 2-piece period dress with pattern of small bouquets of pink and blue flowers. Long sleeve round neck top accented with pale lavender satin and trimmed in delicate ivory floral lace and on collar and cuffs. Hook & eye with snap front closure. Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. label handwritten, "B. BURKE 9957 855" with studio cleaning tag. Exhibits tears along shoulders and collar, minor stains overall with tears and pieces missing to lace. Satin has faded overall. Long skirt with short train, pale lavender satin underskirt, hook & eye with snap back closure. Exhibits brown stains along front with soiling on train and hem. Large section of underskirt detached at seam. Same label as top. Designed by Marjorie Best. Worn by Billie Burke as "Mrs. Cordelia Fosgate" during the courtroom trial in Sergeant Rutledge.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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