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    Nolan Miller Designed Black Velvet Gown Worn by Elizabeth Taylor in North & South 1985; Gown: silk velvet; Label: Nolan Miller Couture; Dress Size: 4/6.

    Floor-length period costume in black silk velvet. The "V" necked, fitted and boned bodice is finished with a "Basque" waist, extending in a "V" 4" below the waist. The short, puff sleeves are shaped with heavy netting between the sleeve and lining. The full floor-length skirt is gathered at the waist and finished with a ribbon at the waist. The skirt is tacked to the bodice. Tied to the lining is a ribbon waist belt, secured by a snap and hook & eye. At the shoulder is an elastic caught in place with a "catch stitch." The back of the skirt is closed with five snaps and a hook & eye, and the bodice is closed by a series of 13 hooks with double "eyes."

    This period gown, designed by Nolan Miller, was worn by Elizabeth Taylor in her role as "Madam Conti" in the 1985 TV mini series North and South. Included in this lot are two photographs of Elizabeth Taylor with "her girls" on the set. In Excellent condition. From the Nolan Miller Collection.

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    April, 2008
    5th Saturday
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