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Cocktail dress with cummerbund and petticoat, "Girouette"
Cocktail dress with cummerbund and petticoat, "Girouette"
Designer:
Date:
Fall-Winter 1948
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black Gros De Tours, Velvet
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1987.25.3a-c
Acquisition Date:
1987-10-01
Credit Line:

Bequest of Jeanne Magnin

Exhibition History:

Loan: Monsieur Dior, Musee de la Mode, Paris, 1987
New Look to Now, 1989-91
in Memory of Stephen de Pietri, 1990
Loan to Met, NYC, 1997-Christian Dior exhibit
Christian Dior, Couturier du Rêve, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 7/5/17 - 1/7/18

Strapless velvet bodice and very full faille skirt in stiffened umbrella-like folds. Bow at center back. Velvet cummerbund and separate tulle petticoat.