Natalie Wood as Gypsy Rose Lee in 'Gypsy' Designed by Orry- Kelly


Orange stretch silk jersey strap gown, short cropped top with ¾ sleeves. [C282A] dress has straps that are ornamented with orange bugle bead strands; breast cups completely filled in; self-fabric crisscross detailing at stomach area; appliqued orange crochet detailing at hips to center front ornamented with orange bugle beads and orange payettes with clear beads at center; orange, black and clear bead dangles at upper sides of breasts and lower crochet area at hips; 41 strands of orange, black and clear beads at center front waist to skirt hem; zipper and hook and eye closure at back; built in elastic corset and waist tape (Western Costume Company label inscribed [Natalie Wood 1040-1]) and blank Western Costume label; [C282B] short cropped over top with ¾ sleeves with appliqued orange crochet detailing, orange bugle beads at shoulder, half way down sleeve, over breast area and down center front with small groupings of tassels of orange bugle and black beads and two small snap closures at top and bottom of back closure (Western Costume Company label inscribed [Orry Kelly Gypsy, Natalie Wood, S-1]).


Bibliographic Citation

"A Fine Romance, The Magic. The Mayhem. The Musicals," Darcie Dunkert, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2005, pg. 167-169 (photo).




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“Natalie Wood as Gypsy Rose Lee in 'Gypsy' Designed by Orry- Kelly,” Film Costume Collection, accessed June 6, 2023,

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