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Lot 0010
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture ensemble, Autumn-Winter 1961
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Ensemble consists of dress, jacket, scarf and hat. The main seams of the ensemble are sewn by machine while the inside, finishing stitches are done by hand. The main fabric is a loosely woven grey wool. The jacket has a notched collar, long sleeves and a center front two-button closure. The a-line skirt is connected to a sleeveless grey silk bodice and closes down the center back with a zip. The scarf is made of matching grey silk chiffon and the hat is made with a thin brim and gathered on one side. 
Label: Christian Dior / Paris / Automne-Hiver 1961
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 111340 (jacket)
Hat Label: Christian Dior / Paris 
Dress and scarf are unlabelled.  Approximate Flat Measurements Across the JACKET 
Shoulder: Bust: 18"Waist: 16.5" Hips: 17.5"Length (from underarm): 12"
Bust: 17"
Shoulder: 14.5"
Waist: 13"
Hips: 18"
Length (from underarm): 32"
9" W x 44" L

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


Condition:Overall good condition. The wool on the jacket and skirt is in very good condition. The lining of the jacket is discolored under each arm with small tears in the fabric and an open seam on the right back armscye. There is also a small split in the lining just above the label. The wool on the skirt is in very good condition. The underlining in the back/seat of the skirt has split from wear. The bodice connected to the skirt is in poor condition with weak fabric in the underarms and many splits in the seams. The hat is in very good condition.   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 ensemble,

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Sep 17