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   262. Elizabeth Taylor “Cleopatra” lavender gown with test headdress designed by Irene Sharaff from Cleopatra. (TCF, 1963) Vintage original lavender silk jersey sleeveless gown with a bodice of tiny vertical pleats that relax at the cinched waist and cascade, flowing into a gathered floor-length skirt with hook and eye back closure. Retaining the internal Western Costume bias label handwritten, “50”. Accompanied by a matching test headdress of lavender silk embellished with
oval, wire wrapped crystals. Retaining the internal Rex bias label with, “E. Taylor” handwritten.The gown,worn under a matching robe,is visible in theAlexander’sTomb scene when "Cleopatra" (Taylor) reveals her pregnancy to “Caesar” (Rex Harrison). Exhibiting minor production wear and age. This Academy Award winning costume, designed by Irene Sharaff, remains in vintage fine condition. $4,000 - $6,000
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