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Richard Burton 3-piece silk, pearl & gold bullion vestments of tunic, cape & collar from Becket

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:1,000.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Richard Burton 3-piece silk, pearl & gold bullion vestments of tunic, cape & collar from Becket
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(Paramount, 1964) Elaborate, heavily pearl and bullion accented and embroidered champagne and gold silk cape, worn over heavy sand-colored jacquard tunic with gold bullion and cross-pattern raised embroidery, and matching raised collar. Designed by Margaret Furse for Richard Burton as “Thomas Becket”, and worn during his annunciation to Archbishop of the Church of England. Constructed by Berman & Nathans, London, with their label inside cape typed “chausable”, and a simple label in tunic marked “3/5, 11/11”. One wear spot in neck embroidery of cape, a few scattered minor stains, else Fine as screen-worn. Also includes the miter worn by Donald Wolfit as Bishop Folliot for the same scenes.

Condition Reports: If you wish to obtain additional information on a particular lot, or cannot appear at the viewing, Profiles may provide, upon request, a condition report. We remind prospective buyers that descriptions of property are not warranted and that each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the terms of the limited warranty. Condition reports, as other descriptions of property, are not warranted; they are only provided as a service to interested clients.