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    Marilyn Monroe "The Girl" iconic Travilla-designed fantasy tiger gown from The Seven Year Itch. (TCF, 1955) Vintage original golden tiger gown embellished with black sequin stripes, black tulle at the top edge and cascading down the left hip adorning the top of a high slit, with molded, padded cups, internal corseting and straps, upper lined in crème cotton fabric, zipper and hook and eye back closure. Retaining internal costumer's bias label handwritten, "Marilyn Monroe A-734" along lower edge of zipper, and another, handwritten, "M. Monroe" with other production info. above. As with most Monroe wardrobe, this costume was created with a series of strategically placed weights sewn to aid the gown in molding around her famous curves and was worn during the memorable Rachmaninoff fantasy sequence while "The Girl" (Monroe) visits "Richard" (Tom Ewell) in his apartment for a drink. A quintessential costume personifying the glamor and sex appeal of Marilyn Monroe. Common with most Fox Marilyn Monroe wardrobe, the costume has been modified for a subsequent production, including the bust area with added black sequin trim and tiger stripe, additional tulle, hip/waist seam added and zipper modified. The dress exhibits production wear and age, with missing sequins and black tulle has faded to gray over time from its original black color. In vintage very good condition.

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    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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