Marlene Dietrich: An evening suit of ivory cloqué owned by Marlene Dietrich, circa 1962,

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Lot 78
Marlene Dietrich: An evening suit of ivory cloqué owned by Marlene Dietrich,
circa 1962,

Sold for £ 3,250 (US$ 4,070) inc. premium
Marlene Dietrich: An evening suit of ivory cloqué owned by Marlene Dietrich,
circa 1962,
including a box jacket with four covered buttons labeled Balenciago, and two skirts one full-length the other to the knee, accompanied by a letter concerning the provenance, images of Dietrich wearing the suit are avalible on request

Footnotes

  • This luxurious suit was given by Marlene Dietrich to the daughter of prestigious composer Mischa Spoliansky. Spoliansky and Dietrich remained firm friends after he cast her in one of her first singing roles in one of his concerts. Marlene was discovered and cast as the leading lady in Blue Angel while she was performing in Spoliansky's Zwei Krawatten. Over the years she became close to Spoliansky's family and even treated his daughetr as if she were her own. The suit is being offered by the family.
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