dress

Christian Dior, London



dress

Christian Dior, London

Summary

Bodice has high round neck, threequarter length sleeves without cuffs. Full length opening CB fastening with ten press studs and two hooks and eyes. Lining of black silk gauze which also fastens CB with five hooks and eyes. Skirt with under bodice attached. Self fabric made-up bows to left of CF and CB on hips. Whole lined with black gauze. Also attached is a petticoat of black acetate with heavy canvas hem. Skirt attached to black acetate underbodice or camisole. CB 20" zip running below the waist. Skirt placket to right of waist with four hooks and eyes and three press studs.


Object Name

dress

Creators Name

Christian Dior, London

Date Created

1963-1964

Dimensions

Jacket: 18ins
Bust: 36ins

accession number

1992.101

Place of creation

London

Medium

Legal

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