Stunning sexy mini dress evening dress worn and ripped by Marilyn Monroe is expected to fetch at least $30,000 at auction in Los Angeles.
A stunning evening dress worn and accidentally ripped by Marilyn Monroe is expected to fetch at least £20,000 at auction.
The lavish gown was worn by the starlet at the height of her career and is due to go under the hammer at the Nate D. Sanders auction in Los Angeles on Monday.
The formal sexy mini dress calf-length 1950s dress features a sheer black décolleté panel, glittering jet detailing at the bust and a saucy 18in slit up the right side.
The inside of the gold cigarette case is engraved with an inscription which reads '1966 / For Helen with appreciation and affection / JBK'
In the same auction, bidding will start at $7,500 - almost £5,000 - for an extremely rare signed copy of Pope Francis' first encyclical, '
Lumen long sleeve midi dress Fidei'.
A personalized Tiffany's gold cigarette case given by Jackie Kennedy to a member of the White House staff is also expected to fetch at least $6,000, nearly £4,000.
The inside of the case is engraved with an inscription which reads '1966 / For Helen with appreciation and affection / JBK'.