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Christian Dior New York Emerald Green Silk Satin Cocktail Dress, c.1956. Labelled 'Christian Dior New York Inc.' and 'The French Shop /Stamford / Connecticut'.

Neckline of the dress resembles of the famous Dior dress photographed by Richard Avedon on Dovima with elephants in 1955, which was designed by Christian Dior's assistant Yves Saint Laurent.

Similar shape green satin dress from Fall 1956 couture collection is published in 'L'Officiel 1000 Models, Dior 60 Years of Creation'.
Armpit to armpit 18"
Waist 12.5"

Condition

Very good condition. Underarm areas show discoloration on lining. Barely noticeable from outside.

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Christian Dior New York Green Silk Satin Dress, c.1956

Estimate $800 - $1,200Mar 19, 2017