Jeanette MacDonald’s gold cape ornament as worn in her 1937 film, The Firefly, is up for auction.
Here is the description:
A gold bullion braided cape ornament worn by Jeanette MacDonald in her role as Nina Maria, a beautiful singing spy for Spain during the Napoleonic Wars in The Firefly (MGM, 1937). The ornament is embellished with small gold sequins, beaded and sequin fringes, and a rosette closure. Costume design by Adrian. Accompanied by a copy of the film and a studio image.
PROVENANCE From the MGM haberdashery department
From the Collection of Glenn Brown
Below are photos of her wearing it in the film.
And the actual item “in person.”
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