(a) 87.5 cm (centre back) 39.8 cm (waist, flat) (dress) (b) 8.0 × 73.0 cm (belt)
Place/s of Execution
(a) label, inside back proper left, woven in black on white synthetic: Pierre Cardin / PARIS label, inside back proper left, woven in blue on white acetate: MADE IN FRANCE inscribed in ink centre front: Summer / 1960
Shocking pink. Strapless bodice, gathered skirt, hemline continues as a draped panel at the back of low cut neck-line. Fitted underskirt, worn with wide belt. Corset, no petticoat. Sample cloth: white chiffon with hand painted leaf motif over white silk on front.