Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Ensemble, Autumn-Winter 1967
Worn by Olivia de Havilland when she arrived in Atlanta in October 1967 for the Premiere of the Wide Screen Presentation of Gone With the Wind.
Ensemble consists of jacket, skirt and blouse with the main garments made from red wool. The jacket has a fold down collar held in place with hand-tailoring, long sleeves and a center front button and belt closure. The a-line skirt closes with a zip. The blue silk blouse has long sleeves, a center front button closure and a neckline scarf that ties at the center front and secures to a central goldtone button.
Jacket and blouse label: Christian Dior / Made in France / Paris / Automne-Hiver 1967
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 137548 (jacket), 137550 (blouse)
Skirt is unlabelled.
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front:
JACKET Bust: 17.5"Waist: 16" Hips: 18.5"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 20.5" Length (from underarm): 12"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 22"
Length (from underarm): 14"
SKIRTWaist: 15.5" Hips: 17"
Length (from waist to hem): 21"
Provenance: Haute Couture and Hollywood Designs Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland.