Lot 47: GRETA GARBO BLACK VELVET EVENING DRESS
December 14, 2012
Beverly Hills, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Black velvet evening dress from the late 1930s. Long-sleeve tea-length dress with rhinestones, glass beads, and jais embroidery at neckline and down sleeves. Sleeves button at cinched wrist, hook and eye closure. 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.