This is a Mel Odom Gene Marshall outfit made in 1998 by The Ashton Drake Galleries and a retailers exclusive limited edition of 7,500 that has been long time retired.This RANSOM IN RED outfit has its COA #KH10442 that has been signed personally by Mel Odom.
Ransom in Red is a fiery red peplum sheath dress with an unconventional design certain to attract any man's undivided attention. Circa 1949.
The halter bodice extends into an unusual split train that unfurls like poinsettia petals a full 13" down from the nipped waist.
The svelte skirt has a single slit up the back to the knee.
Gene is wearing a king's ransom in jewels, including a "ruby and pearl" bracelet and three-tiered "diamond" earrings. Includes gloves, hose, and red grosgrain ribbon strap shoes.
Designed by renowned fashion artist Tim Kennedy exclusively for the Gene Marshall Collection.
Comes complete with Certificate of Authenticity. It is NEW, never have been out of box and comes in its own shipper brown box, boxes and outfit in mint condition! ______________________________
Cook, Carolyn, Gene, 3rd. Edition.Hobby House Press, 2001
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