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Lot 0020
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Ensemble, Autumn-Winter 1965
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Ensemble consists of jacket, skirt, belt and hat made with a blue wool. The main seams of all three items are sewn with a machine, while the inside, finishing stitches are sewn by hand. The jacket has a fold down collar with long sleeves and a center front three-button closure. At the top of each side vent is an attached, self-fabric belt which gathers the back panel. The a-line skirt is gathered into the waistband, has a slip pocket over each hip and closes down the center back with a zip. 
Label: Christian Dior / Made in France / Paris / Automne-Hiver 1965 
Haute COuture Unique ID Number: 129189 (jacket). 
Skirt and belt are unlabelled. 
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front: 
JACKETBust: 18.5"Waist: 16" Hips: 17"Length (from underarm): 13"
Waist: 11.5"
Hips: 19"
Length (from top of side seam to hem): 22"

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


Condition:Ensemble is in overall very good condition. Some minor fraying on the skirt's center back hook and eye closure. The fabric over the belt buckle have come loose or is broken/frail. 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