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SOLD at 2011 Jun 18 @ 12:16UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Marlon Brando “Napoleon Bonaparte” elaborate coronation costume of cream satin tunic with crimson velvet and white fur, ermine-tail trimmed robe from Desirée. (TCF, 1954) Exquisite crimson silk velvet cape with gold bullion bee design lined entirely with ermine fur. No label. Ivory satin period long coat with gold bullion tassels and gold metal necklace with Western Costume label typed “’77-2706-2 Marlon Brandow 40 Ch #8,” ivory satin sash with gold bullion tassels. Western Costume label handwritten “Marlon Brando 77-2706-5 Ch. 8.” Ivory satin dickie with lace trim. Western Costume label handwritten “Marlon Brando Ch 8”. Gold leaf crown. No label. In fragile condition. Worn by Marlon Brando as “Napoleon Bonaparte” in the coronation scene where he crowns himself emperor of France in Desirée.
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