50's Christian Dior Boutique Taffeta Dress 03510

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Simply Dior. This late 50's (c. 1958) numbered (03510) cocktail dress is an exquisite example of the "élégance à la française" expressed by Christian Dior. Constructed in dark grey silk taffeta, the volume of the skirt emphasize the small waistline. Shoulders, waist and part of the skirt are beautifully shaped with draperies. V cleavage and plunging v-neckline at the back. The dress closes with a zip and hooks at the back, internal tulle corset (see picture 8). This piece will make a fabulous addition to a modern wardrobe !

Fits approx. : US 4-6 / FR 36-38

Measurements (taken flat) :
Waist approx. 36 cm (14.2 inches)
Length (right shoulder to hem) approx. 111 cm (43.7 inches)
Length (left shoulder to hem) approx. 107 cm (42.1 inches)
Total length approx. 112 cm (44.1 inches)

This item has been professionally cleaned, pressed & carefully inspected by a couture-trained seamstress before being sold.

Details

  • Period
    1950-1959
  • Condition
    Excellent. The dress has been shortened and cut. Small scratches on the back belt (see picture 7). Two little holes and some wear on the tulle corset (see picture 8)..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Altered (not by designer).
    Dimensions
    44.1 in. L
    112 cm L
  • Length
    44.1 in. (112 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Geneva, Switzerland
  • Reference Number
    LU560257378
About the Seller

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Located in Geneva, CH

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