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    Grace Kelly "Princess Alexandra" Gown from The Swan (MGM, 1956). Stunning vintage original ivory silk organza V-neck, floor-length gown featuring crème silk embroidered floral designs alongside floral appliques, lace inset modesty panel at neck, sheer cap sleeves, ruched cummerbund style waist panels, faux seed pearl embellishments, under layer of crème silk adorned with ornate lace applique hem, additional under layer of crème silk chiffon with scalloped hem, hook, and eye and snap back closure on each of the three-layers, and faux pearl belt broach closure.

    Highly visible worn by Kelly as Princess Alexandra at the Royal Ball. Kelly loved the dress so much that she had costume designer Helen Rose copy it for her wedding to Rainier III, Prince of Monaco in April 1956.

    Exhibiting production wear, distress and sensitive repair to the shoulder areas, as well as some toning to chiffon elements, most evident in voluminous areas at the bottom of the garment.

    In vintage Fair to Good condition. Provenance: Originally acquired at the 1970 MGM Auction. COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Gene London Cinema Collection.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    16th-18th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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