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    Elizabeth Taylor "Cleopatra" "Tarsus Arrival" teal gown and headdress from Cleopatra. (TCF, 1963) Vintage original dark teal silk jersey sleeveless gown with plunging neckline and trapunto corded bodice, full floor-length skirt with hook and eye and zipper back closure. Accompanied by a sheer antique blue silk cape embellished with beaded, sequined and embroidered motif of cobras in variegated shades of blue along the edges and iridescent sequins over all. The headdress wig is constructed of large black faceted iridescent shells affixed to a fabric base approximating the shape of a period Egyptian hairstyle and with a layer of glittered dark brown hair overlaid and finished with a replica dangling replica pearl. The gown retains the internal Casa d'Arte Firenze, Giuseppe Peruzzi bias label with, "E. Taylor Cleopatra" handwritten. Highly visible when worn for the spectacular arrival of "Cleopatra" (Taylor) in Tarsus upon her fabled barge. The costume is accompanied by a replica gold metal coin necklace included for display. Academy Award winning design by Irene Sharaff. Exhibiting minor age and production wear. In vintage fine condition.

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    December, 2019
    17th Tuesday
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