Christian Dior Haute Couture silk velvet opera coat, Autumn/Winter 1956

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One of a Kind is proud to offer a Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 1956 extremely rare silk velvet opera coat by the house of Christian Dior.

This evening opera coat oozes elegance with great simplicity and cut of a swing style. The coat is made of one of the finest silk velvets there is to offer and the large buttons are encrusted with red crystals. The coat also features a rolled Peter-Pan collar, three-quarter length sleeves and lined in red silk.

The coat was designed to be worn over an evening dress as you can see from the reference images, when worn over a haute couture Dior evening dress the coat becomes full and creates a beautiful silhouette.

The label reads Christian Dior Paris, Automne - Hiver 1956 Made in France and has its Haute Couture/Identification number.
Details
Designer
Christian Dior
Brand
Christian Dior
Place of Origin
France
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Marked Size
M (EU)
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU14021221922
Address
One Of A Kind Archive
259 Portobello Road
Notting Hill
London W11 1LR
GB
+44 20 38236344
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