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Lot 0008
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Coat, Spring-Summer 1961
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland in "A Gift of Time" with Henry Fonda which opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway on February 22, 1962.
Cream silk twill coat cut in three horizontal sections with double-breasted large pearl buttons, notched collar and 3/4 length sleeves. 
Label: Christian Dior / Paris / Printemps-Ete 1961
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 109432 Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front: Bust: 20"Waist: 20" Hips: 22"
Shoulder: 16"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 17" Length (from underarm): 29"

Provenance: Haute Couture and Hollywood Designs worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland.


Condition:Overall good condition. The exterior fabric has small faint brown spots on the hem and towards the bottom left of the two rows of buttons. The fabric around the sleeve hems and inside of the collar is weak and splitting. Both bound button holes on the right side are weak and have been repaired. The lining under each arm is weak and has small splits. The stated overall condition of the lot is based on the assumption that the wear is consistent with age and use. As everything is sold 'as is', we suggest that you request a more detailed condition report and additional photo. This can be obtained via the INQUIRE button or by email at couturecr@lesliehindman.com. Condition is a matter of opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact.

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Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Coat,

Estimate $800 - $1,000Sep 17