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    A Bette Davis Suit Worn at Her Last Public Appearance, 1989. Black wool; the jacket collarless with a five button front closure, label reads "David Hayes;" together with a matching straight skirt, label reads in part "4;" worn by the star at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in Spain in September of 1989 where she was presented with the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award -- sadly, the star's last public appearance as she passed away just a few days later in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France; included with a signed 'letter of provenance' from Kathryn Sermak, Davis' longtime personal assistant. (Please note suit is in worn condition.)

    Kathryn Sermak relays this story:
    "The famous suit designer David Hayes in Beverly Hills made for Miss D especially to arrive in Spain for the Donostia Award. She loved the style and the especially chose the elegant buttons with Mr. Hayes."


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    April, 2018
    15th Sunday
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