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Lot 0017
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Dress and Shoes, Spring-Summer 1965
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Light blue long dress with draped design over a boned inner bodice. The main seams of the ensemble are sewn by machine while the inside, finishing stitches are done by hand. Thin shoulder straps support the draped design, which pulls into a large bow at the center back. The havily boned bodice closes down the center back with numerous hooks and eyes. The dress closes down the center back with a zip. The matching shoes are made of a ribbed fabric with a pointed toe and stiletto heel. 
Label: Christian Dior / Made in France / Paris / Printemps-Ete 1965
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 1278
Shoe Label: Christian Dior / Paris
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front:Bust: 14.5"Waist: 12.5" Hips: 15"Length (from underarm): 47"
Shoe are without size label. Approximate shoe measurement from toe to heel: 10"


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

Condition

Condition:The dress is in overall stable condition with overall discoloration of the fabric in vertical lines. Some of the hand-stitching on the inside of the bodice, around the front neckline and in the bow/closure at the center back are loose. The shoes are worn, discolored and faded.   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 Dress and

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 17