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    Jayne Mansfield personal gold lamé gown. (ca. 1960) Vintage original bespoke floor-length gold lamé evening gown with draped bodice and waist detail, ruching on the back, two long integral streamers extending from each shoulder with 1-gilt metal leaf ornament on the left shoulder. Retaining the internal Ceil Chapman maker's bias label. Mansfield wore and was photographed in this gown at the 1960 Golden Globe Awards and in a series of photographs taken of the actress and her husband Mickey Hargitay at home at the Pink Palace in Beverly Hills that year by Allan Grant for Life Magazine. Chapman was a female designer who worked from the 1940s to '60s producing a range of day and evening dresses. She is perhaps best known today as a favorite designer of Marilyn Monroe. Exhibiting age, loose threads, fabric wear and slight tears and rubbing to the lamé, torn seams, and frayed hems. In vintage good condition. Provenance: Bonham's Auctions, Lights, Camera, Action! November 2016, Lot 735.

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