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CHRISTIAN DIOR Haute Couture Flèche Line, Spring-Summer 1956 Lapis Lazuli" ensemble in "Méditerranée" blue printed silk, consisting of a dress and a caftan. The dress has thin straps, the bustier is made of blurred pleats, and the caftan has a large geometric cutout on the back forming a wide, winding pleat. Side zipper on the dress, covered central buttoning on the caftan. Black label, white graphics corresponding to a private sale purchase. Dimensions are consistent with the fact that this is the model from the fashion show, probably worn by Victoire Doutreleau during the show. Size: 34 approx. Waist (dress): 66cm This is the lot reproduced in Dior, Christian Dior 1947 - 1957, Assouline, 2016, p.424. Very slight wear, lining slightly unstitched, Condition: A CHRISTIAN DIOR Haute Couture Arrow Line (Line "Fleche"), Spring-Summer 1956 "Lapis Lazuli" ensemble in "Mediterranean" blue printed silk consisting of a dress and a caftan. The dress with thin straps, the bodice featuring soft pleating, the caftan with a significant geometric cut at the back forming a wide folded pleat. Side zipper on the dress, covered central buttons on the caftan. Black label, white graphics corresponding to a private sale. The dimensions are consistent with this being the runway model, likely worn by Victoire Doutreleau during the show. Size: approximately 34. Waist circumference (dress): 66cm. This lot has been loaned and/or exhibited at/by Dior Heritage since 2016. This lot is the one reproduced in the book "Dior, Christian Dior 1947 - 1957", Assouline, 2016, p.424. Very slight signs of wear, slightly unstitched lining. Condition : A

Estim. 10,000 - 15,000 EUR

CHRISTIAN DIOR Haute Couture Line Y, Autumn-Winter 1955 Pinecone" daytime ensemble in sepia brown tweed, consisting of a two-piece articulated dress and matching jacket. The dress is composed of a dress top with ultra-short sleeves, a pleated skirt and a black leather belt with covered buckle, and a short jacket with central buttoning and small collar. Detail of carved wooden buttons featuring stylized pine cones. Black label, white graphics corresponding to a private sale purchase. Dimensions are consistent with the fact that this is the model from the fashion show, probably worn by Victoire Doutreleau during the show. Size: 32 approx. Waist circumference: 58 cm This is the lot in the book Dior, Christian Dior 1947 - 1957, Assouline, 2016, p.384. Very slight rubbing, especially to the aiselles, lining damaged or detached, bottom hem undone. Condition: AB CHRISTIAN DIOR Haute Couture Y Line, Autumn-Winter 1955 "Pinewood" ("Pomme de pin") day ensemble in sepia brown tweed consisting of a two-part dress and a matching jacket. The dress comprises a top with ultra-short sleeves, a pleated skirt, a black leather belt with a covered buckle, and a short jacket with central buttoning and a small collar. Details of carved wooden buttons in the style of pine cones. Black label, white graphics corresponding to a private sale. The dimensions are consistent with this being the runway model, likely worn by Victoire Doutreleau during the show. Size: approximately 32. Waist circumference: 58 cm. This lot has been loaned and/or exhibited at/by Dior Heritage since 2016. This lot is the one reproduced in the book "Dior, Christian Dior 1947 - 1957", Assouline, 2016, p.384. Very slight rubbing, especially at the underarms, damaged or detached lining, undone hem at the bottom. Condition: AB

Estim. 10,000 - 15,000 EUR