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"
Length (from top of side seam to hem): 22"
Provenance: Haute Couture and Hollywood Designs Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland.