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Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. “Petruchio” distressed wedding costume from The Taming of the Shrew

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:8,000.00 USD Estimated At:8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. “Petruchio” distressed wedding costume from The Taming of the Shrew
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. “Petruchio” distressed wedding costume from The Taming of the Shrew. (UA, 1929) Studio distressed costume worn by Douglas Fairbanks as “Petruchio” in the memorable wedding scene of The Taming of the Shrew. Fairbanks, Sr. arrives late to the wedding on horseback wearing this threadbare ensemble consisting of brown wool shorts with front button closure, colorful patches and stripes, gold cotton shirt with tattered right sleeve and rear snap closure and tights with one leg striped and the other featuring a hole exposing his bare leg. The shorts exhibit tiny moth holes, slight wear to the tights; otherwise, very good condition.