Dior Haute couture purple dress, Autumn/Winter 1969

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This dress is an amazing example of Marc Bohan for Dior from the Autumn Winter 1969 collection. Constructed in plush purple velvet, the dress features a v-neckline and long sleeves, while the hem is heavily embellished with metallic applique and beading and finished with a faux pearl trim.

Constructed in purple velvet
Featuring metallic applique and beadwork
Zip fastening to the rear
Excellent condition with the original haute couture label, lining and fastenings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Shoulder: 45cm
Bust: 94cm
Waist: 84cm
Hip: 106cm
Length: 115cm
Sleeve: 54cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size M/L
Details
Designer
Christian Dior
Brand
Christian Dior
Place of Origin
France
Period
1960-1969
Condition
Excellent
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Marked Size
M/L (UK)
Dealer Location
London, United Kingdom
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU7242093773
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2014
Located in London, GB

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