top & skirt

Christian Dior, London



top & skirt

Christian Dior, London

Summary

2-piece skirt suit in navy machine knitted wool: top with wide contrasting cream shawl collar and cream 'cuffs' with the CD logo lower left front; matching very full, long, knife-pleated skirt; both top and skirt unlined; woven label, cb neck: Christian Dior, London, 10. Bought by Helena Suggitt (nee Tomkinson), 1955-2015 just before her marriage to Mark Suggitt in Sept 1978. She was assistant manageress at Campus Clothes in Victoria St, Nottingham. A classic suit that she wore for an assortment of occasions until the mid 1980s.


Object Name

top & skirt

Creators Name

Christian Dior, London

Date Created

1977

Dimensions

size 10:

accession number

2016.12

Collection Group

costume
womenswear

Place of creation

London

Medium

Legal

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