Merle Oberon “Empress Josephine” Coronation gown with velvet and ermine robe from Desirée
Start Price:20,000.00 USD
Estimated At:20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD
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SOLD at 2011 Jun 18 @ 19:16UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Merle Oberon “Empress Josephine” Coronation gown with velvet and ermine robe from Desirée. (TCF, 1954) Elaborate coronation ensemble of ivory satin jeweled gown by René Hubert, with gold embroidered leaves and Fleur-de-lis, together with a monumental (92” x 102”) crimson velvet cape trimmed all-around with white fur and ermine tails, worn by Merle Oberon as “Empress Josephine” when Napoleon crowns himself emperor in Desiree. Gown bears internal label,”1-27-7-8074 M. OBERON A725-67.”