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Lot 0015
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Ensemble, Spring-Summer 1965
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Ensemble consists of jacket, skirt and two belts made of red loosely wool boucle. The main seams of all items are sewn by machine with the inner, finishing work done by hand sewing. The jacket has a fold down collar, long sleeves and a double-breasted button closure with a large red silk bow permanently tied at the neck. The waist is cinched with a self-fabric belt. The a-line skirt is plain in the back with vertical knife pleats in the front and closes with a zip and a silk covered belt, which attaches with snaps. 
Label: Christian Dior / Paris / Printemps-Ete 1965 
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 1259
Skirt and belts are unlabelled. 
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front:
Bust: 18.5"Waist (belted): 16" Hips: 18"
Shoulder: 15"Length (from underarm): 11"
Waist: 13"
Hips: 20"
Length (from top of side seam to hem): 22"

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


Condition:Overall very good condition.The exterior of the jacket and skirt are in very good condition with minor snagging at the skirt's center back hooks and eyes. The jacket's lining has split under each arm and has been repaired. The skirt's underlining is in poor condition with numerous splits and areas of loss. It appears that the underlining on the back panels has been removed. The silk belt, which attaches to the skirt has lost many snaps. 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