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Day ensemble

Day ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1969 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bohan, Marc, born 1926 (designer)
    Christian Dior (designed for)
    Bianchini-Férier (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk crêpe, grosgrain, plastic, leather and gilt metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Stavros Niarchos

  • Museum number:

    T.142 to C-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Day outfit consisting of a pink silk crêpe dress, a pink grosgrain jacket, matching scarf and belt.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1969 (made)

Artist/maker

Bohan, Marc, born 1926 (designer)
Christian Dior (designed for)
Bianchini-Férier (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk crêpe, grosgrain, plastic, leather and gilt metal

Marks and inscriptions

'CHRISTIAN DIOR PARIS PRINTEMPS-ETE 1969 MADE IN FRANCE 146733'
Labels inside the jacket and dress

Object history note

This is a variation on model number 32 from Dior's Spring-Summer collection of 1968, it differs in that there is no breast pocket/welted front on this dress.

Descriptive line

Day outfit consisting of a silk crêpe dress, a grosgrain jacket, scarf and belt, designed by Marc Bohan for Christian Dior, textiles made by Bianchini-Férier, Paris, 1969

Materials

Silk crepe; Grosgrain; Fringe

Categories

Day wear; Fashion; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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