1961 Dior Black Dress
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.
Donated by Ms. Barbara Fergus
Marc Bohan for Christian Dior
“1961 Dior Black Dress,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 7, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5071.
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