Cocktail dress, House of Dior (French, founded 1947), (a) wool
(b) silk
(c) leather
(d) nylon, French

Cocktail dress

Design House:
House of Dior (French, founded 1947)
Designer:
Christian Dior (French, Granville 1905–1957 Montecatini)
Date:
fall/winter 1950–51
Culture:
French
Medium:
(a) wool
(b) silk
(c) leather
(d) nylon
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1953
Accession Number:
C.I.53.40.16a–d
Not on view
Marking: [label] "Christian Dior, Paris/Made in France"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and History: A Dialogue," December 7, 1992–March 21, 1993.

National Gallery of Victoria. "Fabulous Fashion (1907–67)," 1981.

Flint Institute of Arts. "The Art of Haute Couture," March 31, 1977–July 3, 1977.

Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. "Hattie Carnegie: An American Style Defined," February 13, 1996–April 27, 1996.