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Lot 0011
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Ensemble, Spring-Summer 1964
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Ensemble consists of blouse, skirt, scarf, jacket and hat. Jacket, skirt and hat are made of a blue boucle. The main seams of the ensemble are sewn by machine while the inside, finishing stitches are done by hand. The jacket has a notched lapel, long sleeves, flapped pockets over each hip and a center front single button closure. The a-line skirt has box pleats at the front and closes with a zip and hook and eye at center back. The silk bodice and scarf are printed with a blue, red and white design. The hat is made of natural straw with a fitted cap and shaped brim and trimmed with a band of the same printed silk on the scarf and blouse. 
Label: Christian Dior / Paris / Printemps-Ete 1964 
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 1088 (jacket), 1090 (blouse). 
Skirt is unlabelled. 
Scarf stamped: Christian Dior
Hat Label: Made in France / Christian Dior / Paris
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front:
JACKET Bust: 18.5"Waist: 16" Hips: 17"
Shoulder: 15.5"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 20.5" Length (from underarm): 12"
BLOUSE
Bust: 19.5"Waist: 13" Hips:18.5 "
Shoulder: 16"Length (from underarm): 15.5"
SKIRT
Waist: 12.5"
Hips: 19"
Length (side waist to hem): 23"
Hat diameter front to back: 7"


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

Condition

Condition:Overall very good condition. The exterior of the jacket is in very good condition with the black silk lining showing signs of wear through discoloration in the underarm and holes worn into the fold of the hem. The exterior of the skirt is in very good condition with many splits in the underlining. The blouse is in overall good/stable condition with discoloration under each arm and minor pulls in the material near the waistline in the front and back. The sheer white fabric used to underline the blouse is in poor condition with holes and repairs under each arm and threadbare patches around the waistline. The hat is in very good condition with a discolored spot on the right/front brim.   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 $1,200 - $1,800Sep 17