1970 Christian Dior Documented Wool Tweed & Lynx Fur Belted Princess Coat

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The House of Dior has been an enduring icon of Haute Couture. When the talented Marc Bohan took over as head designer in 1960, he continued the Dior tradition of elegant design. This gorgeous oatmeal brown and ivory wool tweed documented coat from his 1970 Fall/Winter collection is a perfect example of his talent. The fabric used for this garment is breathtaking; ultra soft fully-lined woven wool tweed in rich earth-tones. I love the unique snakeskin buttons and chic waist belt. The care to piece the luxurious Lynx fur together after carefully selecting matching hues must have taken days. I love the dramatic wide portrait-collar and princess swing silhouette. The mark of a truly fashionable garment is that it remains stylish and timeless years later, as does this sumptuous documented show-stopper.

Measurements
Bust:36-37 inches
Waist:31 inches (belt used to make smaller)
Hips:40 inches
Sleeve Length:22 inches
Total Length:44 inches

This 1970 Christian Dior designer coat is in excellent condition with no discoloration, stains or holes. It is a beautifully crafted and fully lined in brown silk satin. As pictured, garment was famously featured in Vogue August 1970. Only sign of age is wear to the matching snakeskin belt. Museum quality garment and an investment piece that will continue to increase in value.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    44 in. L
    112 cm L
  • Bust
    36 in. (91 cm)
  • Waist
    31 in. (79 cm)
  • Hip
    40 in. (102 cm)
  • Length
    44 in. (112 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    Beverly Hills, CA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU3093233503
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