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Evening ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    Autumn-Winter 2006-2007 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Galliano, John, born 1960 (designer)
    Christian Dior (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk crêpe and silk chiffon with metallic embroidery, feathered hat and crocodile skin shoes, boned satin corset

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the maker

  • Museum number:

    T.53:1 to 5-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA17 []

Physical description

Haute couture evening ensemble, short evening dress with pencil skirt and padded hips in magenta silk crêpe and chiffon with metallic embroidery. Hat of magenta feathers with a gold and crystal leaping fish in the front. High heeled sandals of magenta crocodile skin. Grey satin corset with ribbon lacing, lined in ivory.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

Autumn-Winter 2006-2007 (made)

Artist/maker

Galliano, John, born 1960 (designer)
Christian Dior (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Silk crêpe and silk chiffon with metallic embroidery, feathered hat and crocodile skin shoes, boned satin corset

Object history note

This ensemble was worn by model Katarina Ivanovska at the catwalk presentation of the a/w 2006-7 collection in July 2006. It was the 15th ensemble to appear on the catwalk, and was consequently referred to as 'Passage 15'. A label with the model's name is taped inside the corset.

Descriptive line

Gold-embroidered magenta crepe evening dress, feathered hat and crocodile shoes, John Galliano for Dior, Autumn-Winter 2006-2007

Materials

Silk crêpe; Metal thread; Feathers; Crocodile; Satin; Boning; Silk chiffon

Techniques

Embroidery; Millinery; Shoe-making

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Evening wear; Formal wear; Hats & headwear; Footwear

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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