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Evening coat

Evening coat

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bohan, Marc, born 1926 (designer)
    Christian Dior (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool, plastic and diamanté

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Stavros Niarchos

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length white woollen double-breasted evening coat. With a pointed collar, flared, and with eight round white plastic buttons studded with diamantés. Unlined.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


1966 (made)


Bohan, Marc, born 1926 (designer)
Christian Dior (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Wool, plastic and diamanté

Marks and inscriptions

'Christian Dior Paris 133573'
Stamped on the woven label, black on white

Descriptive line

Full length woollen double-breasted evening coat, designed by Marc Bohan for Christian Dior, Paris, 1966

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

L'Officiel, June 1962, p 89
Fashion : An Anthology by Cecil Beaton. London : H.M.S.O., 1971




Fashion; Evening wear; Formal wear; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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