lot n°553: MARILYN MONROE DRESS
A Marilyn Monroe owned off-white chiffon floor-length dress, v-neck with crossed bodice, sleeveless with thin straps, accented in rhinestone trim. Zipper at left side. Labels read "Franklin Simon's/ Fifth Avenue New York" and "New York Creation/ N.Y. Dress Institute." No size present.
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 97, "Entertainment Memorabilia Including Property From the Estates of Ella Fitzgerald and Dorothy Lamour," Sotheby's, Beverly Hills, Sale number 6975, May 21, 1997
Estimate: $5 000 - $7 000
lot n°569: MARILYN MONROE PURPLE SKIRT
MARILYN MONROE A purple wool wraparound skirt worn by Marilyn Monroe while in Banff, Canada, shooting River of No Return (20th Century Fox, 1954) in 1953. John Vachon from Look magazine shot a series of photographs of Marilyn Monroe in this skirt, which can be seen in the book Marilyn: August 1953, The Lost LOOK Photos (New York: Dover, 2010), as did Whitey Snyder. In these photographs, Monroe is pictured recuperating from a foot injury received while filming.
PROVENANCE Partial Lot 36, "Property From the Estate of Marilyn Monroe," Julien's Auctions, Los Angeles, June 4, 2005
Estimate: $4 000 - $6 000
lot n°581: MARILYN MONROE GOLD ENSEMBLE
MARILYN MONROE A Marilyn Monroe ensemble comprised of a gold fabric blouse and matching Capri pants. Don Loper Boutique label in blouse. The ensemble was originally owned by Monroe and gifted to Jean O'Doul, wife of Joe DiMaggio's personal manager.
No size present.
PROVENANCE Lot 73, "Film & Entertainment Memorabilia," Christie's, London, Sale number 5238, December 19, 2007
Estimate: $6 000 - $8 000