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A Ceil Chapman black figure-hugging cocktail dress worn by Marilyn Monroe on December 19, 1953 when she appeared at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles to receive the Miss Press Club Award and to the restaurant, La Rue. The ruched jersey dress has a black silk taffeta three-tiered detail attached to the hip and a Ceil Chapman label. Chapman was one of Monroe’s favorite designers. A Christie’s lot tag and an in-house inventory tag inscribed “Strasberg #16” with an inventory number to the verso are present. PROVENANCE Lot 210, “The Personal Property of Marilyn Monroe,” Christie's, New York, Sale number 9216, October 27 & 28, 1999 BIDDING ON THIS LOT WILL REQUIRE SPECIAL REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS. Please email info@juliensauctions.com or call 310-8361818 for additional information and approval for this lot. Categories: Marilyn Monroe


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