Madonna gown from her 1984 ‘Materials Woman’ music video goes up for public sale
The pink Marilyn Monroe-style gown worn by pop star Madonna in her 1984 “Materials Woman” music video and a drum equipment utilized by the prototype Beatles are a few of the gadgets going below the hammer at a music memorabilia public sale in California.
The Madonna lot, consisting of a pink satin gown with bustier prime and outsized pink satin bow, satin opera gloves and rhinestone bracelets, is estimated to fetch between $100,000 and $200,000 when it goes below the hammer in Might, as a part of the “Music Icons” public sale at Julien’s Auctions.
“Now we have Madonna’s ‘Materials Woman’ ensemble that she wore within the video ‘Materials Woman’ in 1985, the place she was channeling Marilyn Monroe from the Fifties movie that Marilyn did, ‘Gents Desire Blondes’,” mentioned Darren Julien, the founder and CEO of Julien’s Auctions.
“It is probably the most historic and iconic items of Madonna… only a few gadgets which can be this iconic of hers are within the public area,” he added.
The gown was initially made for a 1980 tv film about Monroe however was rented from a film prop firm to be used in Madonna’s “Materials Woman” music video. The video was impressed by Monroe’s efficiency of “Diamonds Are a Woman’s Finest Good friend.”
A uncommon drum equipment from John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s first band, The Quarrymen, can be going below the hammer, with estimates from Julien’s Auctions between $400,000 and $600,000.