BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The dress Marilyn Monroe wore in "River of No Return" has sold to a private buyer for $504,000.
Monroe wore the green velour dress designed by Travilla while she sang "I'm Gonna File My Claim," in the 1954 Western in which she portrayed Kay Weston, a gambler's wife.
Darren Julien, president and CEO of Julien's Auctions, said Saturday that the dress was sold at an auction in China.
Among other items that have been sold at the auction were the black bustier with gold accents and black beading that Madonna wore during her "Who's That Girl" tour in 1987. Size: 32C.
It sold for $72,000.
A black velvet and white taffeta gown worn by Princess Diana in December 1985 sold for $92,250.
Also sold: A pair of custom-made black spandex, fingerless forearm gloves with covered thumbs, silver metal buttons and buckle for Michael Jackson, worn during filming of his music video "Bad" ($31,250); A pair of gold metal framed sunglasses with reflective lenses worn by Jackson during a performance of The Jacksons' 1984 Victory Tour ($13,750); and a retractable-blade special effects sword by Johnny Depp in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" ($12,500).
This past summer the famous white dress Monroe wore in "The Seven Year Itch" was sold for $4.6 million.