The Academy Museum is now the proud owner of the iconic floral costume of the “Midsomer” Florence Puj. The organization behind the Oscars was the highest bidder at the auction held by A24 and continued the coronavirus relief effort. The final bid went up to 24 65,000 per A24 website, but the academy declined to confirm the museum price.
The May Queen dress is a multi-props, wardrobe item and set piece that is being auctioned off to raise money for the 24 Degree FDNY Foundation, a nonprofit that supports New York City firefighters and their families affected by the coronavirus epidemic. To date, the A24 auction has raised more than ,000 200,000 to benefit New York City’s most vulnerable communities.
The frock, made of 10,000 silk flowers in particular, was worn by Pug in the final scene of the horror film, it was such a hot thing that it caught the eye of Ariana Grande among others. In April of the conversation with Pund, Grand shared a screenshot of his Instagram story, indicating that he was looking at the wide gown. “I’m crying / I’m bidding as soon as possible,” he wrote. Tweets “Dont [sic] Bid may be queen dress for midsoom. “
The Academy Museum has not determined when or when the costume may be on display.
May Quinn’s outfit isn’t the only “Midsommer” prop that was sold for a few grand. Matching flower crowns at 15,000. The bear’s head, worn in the Jack Rainer movie, sold for ss 5,750 and the fishing mallet sold for 10,000 10,000. In total, items from “Midsomer” raised about $ 100,000 for the FDNY Foundation.
Recognized items such as burgundy jackets worn by the gendarme character of “Euphoria” ($ 8,000) and skateboards from the first movie “Mid 90s” (, 7,500) directed by Jonah Hill were also sold.
Collectibles still include a bezeweld furby pendant for the grabber and a weekend wig from “Uncut Gems” as well as mermaid carvings and Wake pipes from Robert Pattinson’s “The Lighthouse”. The rest of the prop auction will end on May 20.