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    A Theda Bara Pair of Pantalettes from "Salome." Fox Film Corporation, 1918. Made of elaborate gold-threaded silk, lined with pale blue muslin, dangling faux pearls trim either leg hem; worn by the star as she portrayed the title role in this silent film that is sadly lost. (Please note that there are a few snags in the fragile metallic thread and a number of 'pearls' are missing due to age.)

    PROVENANCE:
    This piece was one of two that originally sold in the Heritage Auctions (Dallas) auction titled "Music & Entertainment Memorabilia," Sale 696, October 4-6, 2008, Lot 49208, final price realized was $8,962.50; it was originally consigned by Joan Craig who, as a young girl living in 1950s Beverly Hills, was a neighbor of and friend to Theda Bara; the aging star gave Craig a number of her film costumes, including this spectacular piece; included with a photocopied LOP signed by Craig in 2008.


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    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
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