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Evening dress and mantle

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1967 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk chiffon with sequins and beads, lined with silk, boned

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Stavros Niarchos

  • Museum number:

    T.138&A-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Striped silk chiffon strapless sheath evening dress with a single-sleeved flowing mantle. In colours ranging from pink, emerald green, purple, orange, lime green and turquoise.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1967 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk chiffon with sequins and beads, lined with silk, boned

Dimensions

Circumference: 805 mm, Length: 1415 mm

Descriptive line

Silk chiffon strapless evening dress with a single-sleeved flowing mantle, designed by Marc Bohan for Christian Dior, Paris, 1967

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

L'Officiel, March 1967, p 125

Materials

Silk chiffon; Sequins; Beads

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Flowers, rosebuds

Categories

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

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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