The dress is composed of black souffle and nude silk jersey embellished with columns of jet-like beads and sequins, scattered beaded butterfly appliques, and beaded fringes. The dress has a built-in bra and anillusion of a deep plunging back that was considered extremely daring for its day. Hand finishing work is present to the interior. A Western Costume label inscribed "Marilyn Monroe 1575-1" is attached to the interior of the bra. Legend tells that Monroe hadto be lifted to the piano for this scene as the dress was very form fitting.
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