Lot 49: GRETA GARBO BLACK SILK DRESS
December 14, 2012
Beverly Hills, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A black silk dress circa 1930. Cocktail length with gentle V-neck, long-sleeve, box pleated skirt, zipper closure at back. Appears to have been custom made for Greta Garbo. Garbo said this was the most expensive dress she ever purchased. No size or label present.
Appears in the book Greta Garbo: The Mystery of Style edited by Stefania Ricci (Milan: Skira, 2010) and previously exhibited: Museo Salvatore Ferragamo, Greta Garbo: The Mystery of Style , February through September 2010.