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    Marilyn Monroe personal Ceil Chapman-designed evening dress. This glamorous three-quarter length, backless halter-neck dress was designed by Ceil Chapman-reportedly Marilyn's favorite fashion designer (reference photo depicts Chapman performing a fitting with Marilyn). Chapman's other star clients included Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly. Created from black silk jersey fabric with internal Ceil Chapman label. A gorgeous example of Marilyn's notorious black evening wear, accentuating her legendary physique. From Marilyn's personal property, this dress exemplifies the essence of Marilyn Monroe. Provenance: Christie's, New York, The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe, October 27-28, 1999, Lot 185.

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    October, 2014
    17th Friday
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