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Christian DIor Attr A' 1954 Haute Couture Tulle Boned Bustier Under Dress


Unlabeled, from the1954 "H Line" collection of Christian Dior. This is an amazing Haute Couture under dress from the collection of Eleanor de Guine, see below. This would be worn under the silk dress. Entirely sewn by hand, this is as beautiful inside as outside. The de Guigné Couture Collection resides in the San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts. Featuring intricately boned corset with multiple layers of tulle under skirts. Would look sensation worn just this way. Corset stays line the back, the entire piece opens down the back, including all of the tulle skirts. Bust 34" Waist 25" Length 33" Considered one of his finest collections, it was a departure from the New Look in its silhouette. Featuring a more dropped waist than the previous seasons, the look was extremely flattering. From the collection of Eleanor Louise Christenson de Guigné. Eleanor de Guigné was one of the most elegant Grand Dames of the Bay area, and one of the worlds best dressed women. Nominated as one of the ten most stylish women in the world by Eleanor Lambert , creator of the Best Dressed list. "Mrs. de Guigné’s extensive wardrobe incorporated a marvelous array of Parisian haute couture, including gowns by Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent,Madame Grès,Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel,Hubert de Givenchy, Christobal Balenciaga, and Pierre Balmain. She made annual pilgrimages to the salons of Paris, standing for hours while designers molded custom frocks to her patrician figure. Equally vast was her extraordinary collection of handcrafted, perfectly matching shoes and purses."


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  • Condition
  • Dimensions

    D 33 in.

    D 83.82 cm

  • Marked size
    36 (EU)
  • Bust
    34 in. (86.36 cm)
  • Waist
    25 in. (63.5 cm)
  • Length
    33 in. (83.82 cm)
  • Seller location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference number

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