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

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Marked Size
    M (EU)
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU14021221922
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