Installing a selection of Dior dresses

Installing a selection of Dior dresses

Installing a selection of Dior dresses

(left, front) Marcelle Chaumont
1949 spring/summer collections
A full length, strapless evening dress of off-white organza. The skirt is hand-painted with a gold design of ribbons and bows.
Museum no. T.92&A-1974
Donated by Gloria Guinness.

(left, back) Lafaurie
1950-1953
Evening dress of printed silk organdie with sequins and diamante embroidery
Museum no. T.281A&B-1974

(centre) Christian Dior 'Belle de Nuit'
1954
Bolero and dress of organza embroidered with ribbon, sequins, beads and metal thread
Museum no. T.133A&B-1974

(right) Christian Dior 'Perou'
1954
Evening dress of heavy gold satin covered with embroidery in silver thread and couched gold metal thread in an interlaced foral design
Museum no. T.12-1977