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Lot 0023
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Ensemble, Autumn-Winter 1971
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Ensemble consists of coat, dress, hat and bag. The main seams of the ensemble are sewn by machine while the inside, finishing stitches are done by hand. The coat and dress are made of the same peach fabric. The coat has wide fold down collar, long sleeves, flared hem and a center front button closure. The dress is similar in cut with a thin, self-fabric belt tied around the back with a center back zip. The brown suede bag has a quilted flat with the word 'Dior' in goldtone and a gold chain strap. The hat is of brown suede with a top-stitched design.
Label: Christian Dior / Made in France / Paris / Automne-Hiver 1971 
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 155361 (dress), 155362 (coat)
Bag is stamped 'Christian Dior / Paris'. Hat Label: Christian Dior / Made in France / Paris 
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front:
DRESSBust: 18"Waist: 17" Hips: 21"
Shoulder: 15"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 22" Length (from underarm): 32"
COATBust: 18"Waist: 18" Hips: 21"
Shoulder: 15"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 22" Length (from underarm): 32"
Bag Measurements: 9.5" L x 2" W x 6.5" H; handle drop: 18"


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

Condition

Condition:The overall structure of the dress is stable and in good condition. The peach color on the dress and coat show signs of wear with overall discoloration. The coat has two moth holes near the center front hem. More obvious patches of soiling are around the front waistline and a few spots near the hem The sheer underlining has worn open around the hips on each side. The hat and bag are in good condition.   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 $2,000 - $3,000Sep 17