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    Burgundy velvet period dress designed by Adrian for background in Camille and used in several other MGM films. (MGM, 1936) Deep burgundy velvet period dress with three-quarter length bell sleeves, ivory pleated chiffon sleeve inserts trimmed in delicate lace, ivory dotted chiffon neck insert, dusty pink silk collar and fringe on cuffs and collar. Eight rows of large fuchsia pink cording in swirl pattern finished with tassels on skirt and one on each sleeve. Internal bias label handwritten, "K. English". Hook & eye with snap back closure. Large repair and a few separations near bottom of skirt. Tassels are a little matted and a few missing. Small section of cording is missing on bottom on one of the rows. Silk collar is separating especially near shoulders. Velvet is worn along shoulders. Designed by Adrian. Worn by an extra at the auction in Camille. Also used at Robert Taylor's home in Stand Up and Fight (1939) and at the restaurant where Strauss first plays in The Great Waltz (1938).

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Sold on May 17, 2014 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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