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Evening dress (a) with dress box (b)
Evening dress (a) with dress box (b)
Designer:
Date:
Fall/Winter 1956
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Satin
Dimensions:
109.2 cm (43 in.) center back length
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2016.95.9a-b
Acquisition Date:
2016-10-25
Credit Line:

Gift of the de Guigne family

(a) Black silk satin evening dress; fitted bodice with wide neckline; three-quarter sleeves with zipper closures at wrists; a-line skirt; multiple petticoats; interior corset with hook and eye closures; wide ties at back waist; pleated back panel with self-fringe hem; white basting stitches throughout. Label at back of neckline: “Made in France/ Automne-Hiver 1956/ Christian Dior/ Paris/ 82444”; label: “Made in France”; label: “Job 17655/ Mrs. C. de Guigne/ Black satin dress/ LOG”; (b) I. Magnin department store dress box.