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1948 Black Silk Christian Dior Dress

Description

Black silk textured weave dress; with long sleeves ending in turnback cuffs; button front closure; pockets; black leather shaped belt with patent leather buckle; built-in black net crinoline; below knee length.

Source

HCT.1996.1.1ab

Date

1948

Provenance

This dress as worn by Judith Abromowitz for an event in 1995. Judith had purchased the dress at a vintage store in Dayton which had acquired it from an estate in Oakwood, Ohio. Judith donated the dress to The Ohio State Historic Costume & Textiles Collection in 1996, shortly after wearing it.

Designer

Christian Dior

Fiber/Fabric Information

Silk

Decade

1940-1949

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Collection

Citation

“1948 Black Silk Christian Dior Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed July 15, 2018, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5035.

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