Julie Andrews' Turquoise Sound of Music dress

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2015-06-26 11:07:13

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Julie Andrews' Turquoise Sound of Music dress

Julie Andrews Turquoise Sound of Music Dress is a costume worn by the actress in her role of Maria in the celebrated 1965 film.

The costume

The costume is a turquoise and green cotton leaf pattered dress with leather trim on the collar, cuffs and belt. It includes the handwritten 20th Century Fox label “2-Double 909-24 J. Andrews.” The dress is worn by the character of ‘Maria’ after she returns to the Von Trapp house after running away to the monastery.

It was created by costume designer Dorothy Jeakins, who was nominated for an Oscar for her work on the film.

Notable sale

In June 2011 the dress was featured in the Profiles in History auction of the Debbie Reynolds Collection of Hollywood costumes and props in Beverly Hills, with an estimated price of $6,000 - $8,000. It was sold for a price of $55,350 (including buyers premium).

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