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Cocktail dress

House of Dior
(French, founded 1947)

Designer: Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini)
Retailer: Hattie Carnegie, Inc. (American, 1918–1965)
Date: fall/winter 1953–54
Culture: French
Medium: (a, b) wool (c) silk, semi-precious stones
Dimensions: (a) Length at CB: 4 in. (10.2 cm) (b) Length at CB: 28 in. (71.1 cm) (c) Waist: 23 in. (58.4 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1955
Accession Number: C.I.55.76.18a–c

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