Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini)
Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1953
Not on view
Dior’s evolving silhouette of the 1940s and 1950s was a function of the Western tradition. He acknowledged, however, a fascination with the East in terms of ornamentation, especially calligraphy expropriated from Asian script.
Marking: [label] "Christian Dior, Paris/Made in France"