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    Julie Newmar "Catwoman" costume from Batman. (ABC, 1966-68) Vintage original black lurex bodysuit with standing boat neck collar, darted waistline, integral hooks for attaching belt (not included), internal web strap at waist, black elastic stirrups, and ruched zipper back closure. Notorious amongst comic villains, Newmar fondly recalls her iconic outfit, saying, "I believe the material was called lurex," she says in an interview from Los Angeles. "It was woven in two different directions-one has this reflective, shiny blue midnight that catches the light for the cameras, and the other was a black semi stretch, although I can recall some wrinkles," she adds with a laugh. "I put the gold belt around the hips," she says, "because at the waist it enlarges the waist, and if you put it at the hips, it gives you that curvier look. That and the inside seams were sewn to my specifications." Exhibiting production wear and age. In vintage very good to fine condition. Provenance: Profiles in History, HACR 4, Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 1998, Lot 777.

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