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1961 Dior Black Dress

Description

Christian Dior-New York black silk shantung dress with round leather self belt; jewel neckline; sleeveless; pleats at bodice area for fullness; front- wide waist band 4; skirt- tabbard style (front and back panels open at side seams), underneath = straight skirt; inside: built-in black silk satin bodice with black silk shantung straight skirt attached, this inner piece closed with metal zipper; back bodice and tabbard skirt panel- closure: 5 very large round black buttons and bound buttonholes; small string belt loops for leather self belt.

Source

HCT.1998.15.1ab

Date

1961

Provenance

Donated by Ms. Barbara Fergus

Designer

Marc Bohan for Christian Dior

Decade

1960-1961

Color

Black

Files

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Collection

Citation

“1961 Dior Black Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 10, 2018, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5071.

Item Relations

Item: Dior in Ohio: 1947-1997 depicts This Item