Description

    A Marilyn Monroe Wig from "The Misfits." United Artists, 1961. Made of ashy blonde/gray-colored human hair attached to netting, shoulder-length with slight curls; together with an additional matching hairpiece comprising five ringlets (to give main wig more volume); both housed in their original box with a label on the side reading "Max Factor Studios / Hair Creations / Marilyn Monroe" and one on top reading in part "United Artists Corporation / The Misfits / Mapes Hotel / Reno, Nevada" and "Hold At Airport For Pick up;" worn by the star as "Roslyn Taber" in what would become known as her last completed film. (Please note box is somewhat tattered due to age.)

    PROVENANCE:
    These hair pieces were originally sold in the Christie's (New York) auction titled "The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe," Sale 9216, October 27-28, 1999, Lot 350, final price realized $29,900; original Christie's lot tag and lot description card included; consigned to Heritage by the original buyer.


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    November, 2016
    12th Saturday
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