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Medium
silk, nylon, metal
Measurements
(a) 106.5 cm (centre back) 33.0 cm (waist, flat) (dress)
(b) 83.5 × 8.0 cm (cummerbund)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
(a) label, inner side proper left side front, emdroidered in silk thread on silk: PRINTEMPS-ETE 1958 / Christian Dior / PARIS / (...illeg.) 200
Accession Number
D58.a-b-1972
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1972
© Christian Dior
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A lightweight, printed red silk dress with bateau neckline, silk worked into vertical pleats onto a fitted bodice, and a full skirt supported by six internal petticoats.