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The Birds, 1963/Tippi Hedren
A two-piece suit of green wool comprising a sleeveless knee-length dress and cropped jacket -- made for Tippi Hedren as Melanie Daniels in the 1963 Universal film The Birds; accompanied by a corresponding black and white still -- 8x10in. (20.3x25.4cm.) (2)
Ex-lot 256 Collectors' Carrousel including the Hollywood Costume Collection of The Burbank Studios, Sotheby's New York, 27 June, 1987

Lot Essay

0ippi Hedren wears this dress and matching jacket, as Melanie Daniels, throughout the majority of the film. She first appears in it when she plans to drop the birds off at Mitchell Brenner's [Rod Taylor] apartment in San Francisco and then throughout the rest of the film in Bodega Bay.

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