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Margot Fonteyn/Romeo and Juliet
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Margot Fonteyn/Romeo and Juliet

Margot Fonteyn/Romeo and Juliet
Romeo And Juliet Production:
Music: Serge Prokofiev
Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan
Design: Nicholas Georgiadis
Character: Juliet

A costume, the sleeveless dress of peach chiffon with ruched bodice trimmed with gilt braid in Grecian style, the neckline additionally decorated with imitation fresh water pearls; accompanied by a letter from the original vendor, a newspaper clipping outlining the exhibition the dress was displayed in, and a copy of corresponding still
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Lot Essay

The vendor was apparently given this costume by a florist in New York who regularly sold flowers to Fonteyn and had in turn been given it by Fonteyn herself. She is said to have told him that she wore it in a production of Romeo and Juliet in 1966.

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