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    Grace Kelly "Princess Alexandra" ivory period dress designed by Helen Rose from The Swan. (MGM, 1956) Delicate ivory lace Edwardian period dress with short sleeves, waist sash with satin bow, long tie accented with silk fringe and ivory embroidery, row of small mother of pearl button on back with hook & eye back closure. Internal bias label handwritten, "1684 4692 Grace Kelly". Exhibits some tears with shattering on sash. Designed by Helen Rose. Worn by Grace Kelly as "Princess Alexandra" in an unused scene in The Swan while she arrives outside the castle and meets Dr. Nicholas Agi (Louis Jourdan) and in numerous publicity photos by Virgil Apger. This extraordinary costume was exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in their acclaimed exhibition entitled "Romantic and Glamorous Hollywood Design" (1974) coordinated by the legendary fashion columnist/editor for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue Diana Vreeland. Originally acquired at the 1970 MGM Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    29th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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