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Lot 0024
Christian Dior by Marc Bohan Haute Couture Dress, Autumn-Winter 1971
Worn by Dame Olivia de Havilland
Cream silk crepe dress with scoop neckline, long sleeves and a button detail on each sleeve hem and down the left side seam. The overall dress is cut in horizontal lines with top-stitched seams. The dress closes down the center back with a zip. 
Label: Christian Dior / Made in France / Paris / Automne-Hiver 1971
Haute Couture Unique ID Number: 155360
Approximate Flat Measurements Across the Front:
Bust: 18"Waist: 16.5" Hips: 20"
Shoulder: 14"
Sleeve (shoulder to hem): 21"  Length (from underarm): 30"

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


Condition:The dress is in overall good condition with some loose top-stitching down the back seam near the zipper. There is also a water mark near the same area as the loose top-stitching. 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,

Estimate $800 - $1,200Sep 17