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Dress

Dress

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed silk chiffon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Abdy

  • Museum number:

    T.134-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Short summer day dress of green printed silk chiffon. Straight and sleeveless sheath with a side zip fastening. With a slightly shorter over-dress in printed silk chiffon. Large scale floral pattern in soft greens and white on cream. The overdress is straight cut, with long sleeves and a draped cowl neckline, and terminating in a large soft bow on the left shoulder which has a press stud fastening.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1965 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Printed silk chiffon

Marks and inscriptions

'Christian Dior PARIS'
On woven label, white on black

Dimensions

Length: 79 cm middle of back to hem, Width: 36 cm shoulders, Length: 60 cm sleeve

Descriptive line

Short summer day dress of printed silk chiffon, designed by Marc Bohan for Christian Dior, Paris, 1965

Materials

Silk chiffon

Subjects depicted

Water lily

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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